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Gender Equality and Work-Life Balance : Glass Handcuffs and Working Men in the U.S.

By: Blithe, Sarah.
Material type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Routledge Research in Employment Relations: Publisher: Florence : Taylor and Francis, 2015Description: 1 online resource (237 p.).ISBN: 9781315719191.Subject(s): Discrimination in employment -- United States | Fatherhood -- United States | Parental leave -- United States | Work and family -- United States | Work-life balance -- United StatesGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Gender Equality and Work-Life Balance : Glass Handcuffs and Working Men in the U.S.DDC classification: 306.3/60973 LOC classification: HD4904.25 -- .B58 2015ebOnline resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Cover; Title; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; Acknowledgments; 1 Outlining the Glass Handcuffs Phenomenon; PART I Contexts for the Glass Handcuffs Phenomenon; 2 Organizational Contexts for the Glass Handcuffs Phenomenon; 3 Situating Leave of Absence Policies; 4 Perceptions and Meanings of Work-Life Balance and Leaves of Absence for Men; PART II Causes for the Glass Handcuffs; 5 Macro Discourses of Dedication, Passion, and Commitment; 6 ""But I Was a Programmer before I Was a Dad"": Occupational Uniqueness and Occupational Identity
7 ""It Is My Responsibility to Find the Right Balance"": Entrepreneurialism as a Constraint8 ""It's Kind of . . . a Man Thing"": Gender, Economics, and the Impossibility of Leave; 9 ""Who Needs Time Off?"" Reframing Leaves of Absence as Unnecessary; PART III Finding the Key: Why Understanding the Glass Handcuffs Matters; 10 Conclusions and Implications of the Glass Handcuffs; Appendix A: Feminist Standpoint Theory and Researcher Positionality; Appendix B: Data Collection and Analysis; Index
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Cover; Title; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; Acknowledgments; 1 Outlining the Glass Handcuffs Phenomenon; PART I Contexts for the Glass Handcuffs Phenomenon; 2 Organizational Contexts for the Glass Handcuffs Phenomenon; 3 Situating Leave of Absence Policies; 4 Perceptions and Meanings of Work-Life Balance and Leaves of Absence for Men; PART II Causes for the Glass Handcuffs; 5 Macro Discourses of Dedication, Passion, and Commitment; 6 ""But I Was a Programmer before I Was a Dad"": Occupational Uniqueness and Occupational Identity

7 ""It Is My Responsibility to Find the Right Balance"": Entrepreneurialism as a Constraint8 ""It's Kind of . . . a Man Thing"": Gender, Economics, and the Impossibility of Leave; 9 ""Who Needs Time Off?"" Reframing Leaves of Absence as Unnecessary; PART III Finding the Key: Why Understanding the Glass Handcuffs Matters; 10 Conclusions and Implications of the Glass Handcuffs; Appendix A: Feminist Standpoint Theory and Researcher Positionality; Appendix B: Data Collection and Analysis; Index

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<p>Sarah Jane Blithe is Assistant Professor Communication Studies at the University of Nevada, Reno, USA</p>

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