"Work and Family in Industrialized Societies"
by Kamerman, Sheila B (1979)
The separation of work and home-or work life and family life-has been identified as one of the most significant characteristics of industrialized societies. 1 The negative consequences, including isolation and depressionfor the at-home wife, the absence of positive adult role models for children, and the increase in concomitant family stress, are well known. 2 This paper is based on a six-country cross-national research study of Alternative Policies for the Care of Children under the Age of Three. The study is sponsored by the German Marshall …
KeywordsFamily, Domestic Labour, Division Of Labour, Gendered Labour, Parenting, Stress, Child Care
ThemesSocial Reproduction, Women and Work, Care Work
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