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DUALCAREER FAMILIES IN THE UK AN UPDATE

DUALCAREER FAMILIES IN THE UK AN UPDATE Dualcareer families were first identified and discussed by Britishresearchers but subsequent research has been predominantly American.This article first discusses the social context for couples combiningcareers and family in Britain. It then addresses the questions ofwhether gender roles within the family, and employers expectations arechanging with the growth of dualcareer families. It concludes thatchange is slow to occur and that changes in work and family areinterdependent. Implications for further organisational change arebriefly discussed. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Women in Management Review Emerald Publishing

DUALCAREER FAMILIES IN THE UK AN UPDATE

Women in Management Review , Volume 6 (4) – Apr 1, 1991

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Publisher
Emerald Publishing
Copyright
Copyright © Emerald Group Publishing Limited
ISSN
0964-9425
DOI
10.1108/EUM0000000001799
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Abstract

Dualcareer families were first identified and discussed by Britishresearchers but subsequent research has been predominantly American.This article first discusses the social context for couples combiningcareers and family in Britain. It then addresses the questions ofwhether gender roles within the family, and employers expectations arechanging with the growth of dualcareer families. It concludes thatchange is slow to occur and that changes in work and family areinterdependent. Implications for further organisational change arebriefly discussed.

Journal

Women in Management ReviewEmerald Publishing

Published: Apr 1, 1991

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