• 576 pages

Families and Work

Edited by Naomi Gerstel and Harriet Engel Gross

Emphasizing gender inequality in the past and present, this book analyzes the connections between work and family that produce conflict and change at home and in the marketplace.

About the Author(s)

Naomi Gerstel is Associate Professor of Sociology at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst.

Harriet Engel Gross is University Professor of Sociology at Governor's State University.

In the Series

Women in the Political Economy

No longer active. Women in the Political Economy, edited by Ronnie J. Steinberg, includes books on women and issues of work, family, social movements, politics, feminism, and empowerment. It emphasizes women's roles in society and the social construction of gender and also explores current policy issues like comparable worth, international development, job training, and parental leave.