Editorial: work-life balance: a matter of choice?
Gregory, A and Milner, SE 2009, 'Editorial: work-life balance: a matter of choice?' , Gender, Work and Organization, 16 (1) , pp. 1-13.
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Work–life balance has come to the forefront of policy discourse in developed countries in recent years, against a backdrop of globalization and rapid technological change, an ageing population and concerns over labour market participation rates, particularly those of mothers at a time when fertility rates are falling (Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development [OECD], 2004). Within the European Union the reconciliation of work and family has become a core concern for policy and encouraged debate and policy intervention at national levels.
|Themes:||Subjects / Themes > H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General)
Subjects / Themes > H Social Sciences > HM Sociology
Subjects / Themes > H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor > HD4801 Labor. Work. Working class
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|Schools:||Colleges and Schools > College of Arts & Social Sciences
Colleges and Schools > College of Arts & Social Sciences > School of Humanities, Languages & Social Sciences
Colleges and Schools > College of Health & Social Care > School of Nursing, Midwifery, Social Work & Social Sciences > Centre for Social Research
|Journal or Publication Title:||Gender, Work and Organization|
|Publisher:||Blackwell Publishing Ltd|
|Depositing User:||Professor Abigail Gregory|
|Date Deposited:||13 Feb 2009 09:28|
|Last Modified:||07 Nov 2014 14:04|
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