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Academic motherhood : how faculty manage work and family

Publication Type:

Book

Source:

Rutgers University Press, New Brunswick, N.J., p.263 (2012)

Call Number:

Cubb LB2332.3 .W37 2012

URL:

http://searchworks.stanford.edu/view/9729793

Keywords:

Women college teachers--United States--Social conditions, Women in higher education--United States--Social conditions, Work and family--United States, Working mothers--United States

Abstract:

Contents: Motherhood and an academic career: a negotiable road -- Origins of the study -- Understanding the existing narratives and counternarratives -- Managing work and family in the early career -- Mid-career perspectives on work and family -- The role of disciplinary and departmental contexts -- Institutional type differences -- Social capital and dual careers -- Leaving the tenure track -- Policy perspectives -- Conclusions, recommendations, and parting thoughts.

Publication Language:

eng