Family And Work: Comparative Convergences

Hardcover | January 1, 1984

byMerlin B. Brinkerhoff

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:221 pages, 9.41 × 7.24 × 0.98 inPublished:January 1, 1984Publisher:GREENWOOD PRESS INC.

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ISBN - 10:0313237034

ISBN - 13:9780313237034

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?Two main themes emerge from the writings. First the work is a reminder that understanding of the family system requires an understanding of the eternal forces that help shape it: work, other organizations, and general cultural attitudes. Second, changing sex roles in this and other societies require a reevaluation of past concepts concerning the interdependence of family and work. The collection is held together by competent editing and the attempt to understand family-work interdependence in a global way. It should stand as a significant source of departure for family sociologists in the 1980s.?-Choice