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Women's work : how mothers manage flexible working in careers and family life

Author: Zoe Young
Publisher: Bristol, UK ; Chicago, IL, USA : Bristol University Press, 2018. ©2018
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book is the first to go inside women's work and family lives in a year of working flexibly. The private labours of going part-time, job sharing, and home working are brought to life with vivid personal stories, concluding that there is an opportunity to make employment and family life work better together.
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Additional Physical Format: ebook version :
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Zoe Young
ISBN: 9781529202021 1529202027 1529202035 9781529202038
OCLC Number: 1028208452
Description: x, 221 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Preface;Women in the middle;Choosing flexibility;Seeking balance;Compromised choices;Doing flexibility;Feeling flexibility;Stresses and successes;Making motherhood, careers and flexibility work.
Responsibility: Zoe Young.

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