Women and the Work/Family Dilemma

How Today"s Professional Women Are Confronting the Maternal Wall by Deborah J. Swiss

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons Inc

Written in English
Cover of: Women and the Work/Family Dilemma | Deborah J. Swiss
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Subjects:

  • Business & Management,
  • Women"s studies,
  • Labor & Industrial Relations,
  • Women & Business,
  • Business / Economics / Finance,
  • United States,
  • Women in the professions,
  • Work,
  • Work and family,
  • Working mothers,
  • Business/Economics
The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages272
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL10297854M
ISBN 10047103102X
ISBN 109780471031024

Deborah J. Swiss received her Ed.D. from Harvard University, and is the author of Women and the Work/ Family Dilemma, Women Breaking Through, and The Male . Deborah's first book, Women and the Work/Family Dilemma, identified solutions forged by women for achieving success as a mother and a professional. Her second book, Women Breaking Through: Overcoming the Final 10 Obstacles at Work, chronicles how women themselves are taking action to ensure their own equal opportunity, and, in so doing. The Work-Family Debate in Popular Culture, Can Women and Men "Have it All". By Ellyn A. Lem and Timothy J. Dunn. Edwin Mellen Press. pages. $ "The motivation for the book is to help both men and women understand the dilemma women are placed in," says Carli. To increase gender equality in the workplace, the authors surmise, change must take place on four levels: the culture, the organization, the family and the individual.

The pervasiveness and complexity of work-family conflict have contributed to the emergence of work- family concerns as a prominent social issue of the 's. In response to these concerns, a wide array of new human resource specialties has emerged, such as work/family and diversity consultants, direct service providers, and service brokers in.   The entrepreneur's dilemma: Maintaining friendships. Building a great company. Spending time w/family. Staying fit. Getting sleep. Pick 3. -- Randi Zuckerberg (@randizuckerberg) December 9, . Women and the work/family dilemma: how professional women are finding solutions / Deborah J. Swiss, Judith P. Walker. HD S97 Temporalités sociales, temps prescrits, temps institutionnalisés / sous la direction de Diane-Gabrielle Tremblay. Not long ago I came face-to-face with this dilemma in some powerful ways. My daughter and her children, who live in another state, were visiting and staying at our house. Also, it was a very busy.

  Women are constantly faced with work/family dilemma, and they are constantly balancing these priorities. 7. Sometimes you just have to shrug it off and have a good laugh. When women are at the top, they sometimes experience prejudices. Instead of losing their temper, perspective or footing, this is one problem that it may be best to just have a. How Women Decide] will resonate with any women trying to navigate treacherous career waters as well as with managers wondering how to increase diversity and get the best out of all their employees. One could also imagine it becoming required reading on Wall Street, where male-dominated thinking has caused so many problems.”.   Women are excelling in all fields, in business, in sports, in television and of course women are also excellent homemakers. Many modern women who have successful careers and beautiful families often face a dilemma, and that is how to balance between work and family? We all seek for balance, so life can have meaning and is enjoyable.   DHS may give women power over when they work and how they feel about it, but this falls short of the structural changes needed for true freedom from the work-family bind. By Jamie L. Mullaney and Janet Hinson Shope on their book, Paid to Party: Working Time and Emotion in Direct Sales, reviewed in the August issue of Gender & Society.

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All pages are intact, and the cover is intact. In this environment, women with young children are able to devise creative solutions to the family-work dilemma because their supervisors wish to. Women and the Work/Family Dilemma: How Today's Professional Women Are Finding Solutions Deborah J.

Swiss, Author, Judith P. Walker, With John Wiley & Sons $ (p) ISBN. Surveying female graduates of Harvard's business, law, and medical schools over a ten-year period, Swiss (an independent consultant) and Walker (a consultant for child care at Harvard) conclude that few have it all—that even wealthy, educated, married women pay professional penalties for having families.

Women achieve professional success in spite of having families, the authors say: The. Women and Work/Family Dilemma is based on of professional women-all of them being graduates of Harvard's Business, Law and Medical Schools and 52 personal interviews with working women.

The book describes, in honest and realistic way, how working mothers are leading their lives today. Solving Work/Family Puzzle is based on author's. Get this from a library. Women and the work/family dilemma: how today's professional women are confronting the maternal wall. [Deborah J Swiss; Judith P Walker] -- Despite increasing numbers of professional women entering the work force despite proving themseives as capable and talented in their professions as the men who sit next to them in their offices.

Get this from a library. Women and the work/family dilemma: how today's professional women are finding solutions. [Deborah J Swiss; Judith P Walker] -- Despite increasing numbers of professional women entering the work force despite proving themseives as capable and talented in their professions as the men who sit next to them in their offices.

Women, Work and Family is a classic of women's history and is still the only text on the history of women's work in England and France, providing an excellent introduction to the changing status of women from to the present/5(16).

Actual Rating: stars Unfinished Business: Women, Men, Work, Family is a well-crafted, thought-provoking book that everyone should read. Men, women, parents, aspiring parents, managers of parents, colleagues of parents, policy-makers, and /5(). A Women’s Dilemma Between her Work and Family Alena gets up as the first morning ray hits the horizonand that marks the beginning of a very demanding and hectic day for her.

She is a career oriented working lady, a mother of three and an exemplary icon of a good mother, a good wife and a good employee. A Women'S Dillema Between Her Work. Swiss (Women and the Work/Family Dilemma; Women Breaking Through) interviewed 52 successful men in a range of professions and influential positions to elicit candid opinions about their.

Women's Two Roles A Contemporary Dilemma. by Phyllis Moen. Moen describes the meshing of work and family roles, not only as the private dilemma of individual women and their families, but also as a public dilemma for the nation.

Work & Family. Women make up almost half of the workforce. Few families have someone who can stay at home to take care of health emergencies, pick children up from school and supervise homework, or take an elderly parent to a doctor’s appointment. In half of all families with children, women are the primary or co-breadwinner1.

Women and the Work/Family Dilemma: How Todays Professional Women Are Confronting the Maternal Wall Author: Deborah J. Swiss. Based on a ten-year, in-depth survey of women graduates from Harvards professional schools, it defines in honest and realistic terms how todays working mothers are leading their lives.

The women in this book prefer working to staying home, and they have mostly made arrangements to scale back work when their children are young--going part time, or dropping out of school, or relying on the support of husbands and extended family during a period of unemployment.

Women and the Work/Family Dilemma: How Today's Professional Women Are Confronting the Maternal Wall by Swiss, Deborah J.; Walker, Judith P. and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Juggling work and family has never been easy.

In today's net-speed economy, it seems harder and harder to maintain a balanced lifestyle while simultaneously achieving career nirvana.

Single parents ar. Women, Work, and Family can perhaps most accurately be described as an attempt to apply the new social history to working women, rather than being what came to be viewed as women’s history in.

Catherine Albiston, Anti-Essentialism and the Work/Family Dilemma, 20 Berkeley J. of Gender, L. & Justice 30 (), Part II.A, pp. (top) Laura T. Kessler, The Attachment Gap: Employment Discrimination Law, Women’s Cultural Caregiving, and the Limits of Economic and Liberal Legal Theory, 34 U.

Mich. Reform (), Part II.C. Work–family conflict occurs when an individual experiences incompatible demands between work and family roles, causing participation in both roles to become more difficult.

This imbalance creates conflict at the work-life is important for organizations and individuals to understand the implications linked to work-family conflict.

Women’s History Review, Vol Number 3, Social Work, the Family and Women’s Equality in Post-war Australia The late ELAINE MARTIN Flinders University, Adelaide, Australia ABSTRACT Social work as a profession supported the conservative norms of the post-war era in Australia regarding family life and women’s roles, which.

This is how women who win at work-life balance do it. by This is such an obvious solution to the work-family dilemma but one we rarely, if ever, hear about. Her newest book, "WOMEN WHO WIN. Family issues and work-life balance FAMILY ISSUES AND WORK-LIFE BALANCE. Background information. Over the past decades, a dramatic few change has occurred in the labour market and demographic profiles of employees.

define work-family balance as. Work-family conflict is prevalent today not only because of the movement of mothers into the workforce but also due to an increase in long working hours, defined as 50 or more hours a week.

Women in the workforce earning wages or salary are part of a modern phenomenon, one that developed at the same time as the growth of paid employment for men, but women have been challenged by inequality in the workforce. Until modern times, legal and cultural practices, combined with the inertia of longstanding religious and educational conventions, restricted women's entry and participation.

Supporting this claim, it is the contention of this book that the motherhood ideology individual women hold plays a salient role in the identity construction of East Asian women and how they. About the Participants.

Martha Baker is an independent consultant providing program design, advocacy and training to improve education and employment opportunities for women and girls.

She continues to work with women and girls on the international, national and local levels - in government, nonprofits, the private sector and the political arena. SAGE Video Bringing teaching, learning and research to life. SAGE Books The ultimate social sciences digital library.

SAGE Reference The complete guide for your research journey. SAGE Navigator The essential social sciences literature review tool. SAGE Business Cases Real world cases at your fingertips. CQ Press Your definitive resource for politics, policy and people.Professional Women's Dilemma between Work and Family: An Examination of the ADVANCE Program Article (PDF Available) in Gender Technology and Development 19(2) July with 86 Reads.As the twentieth century closes, the cry for equality between the sexes is provoking unprecedented conflicts between women and men in the workplace and in the family.

Women of all colors and classes continue to carry out an enormous amount of indispenable, unrenumerated caring labor, which at once undergirds and is peripheral to human life, as men have defined it and therefore without value.