Work & Leisure Links

Myrna Dinnerstein (1992). Women Between Two Worlds: Midlife Reflections on Work and Family. (Philadelphia, PA: Temple University Press, 223 p.). Married women--Employment--United States--Case studies; Middle class women--Employment--United States--Case studies; Work and family--United States--Case studies.

John P. Fernandez (1990). The Politics and Reality of Family Care in Corporate America. (Lexington, MA: Lexington Books, 276 p.). Employer-supported day care--United States; Day care centers--United States; Day care centers for the aged--United States; Work and family--United States.

Karen I. Fredriksen-Goldsen and Andrew E. Scharlach (2001). Families and Work: New Directions in the Twenty-first Century. (New York, NY: Oxford University Press, 326 p.). Work and family--United States.

Stewart D. Friedman, Jeffrey H. Greenhaus (2000). Work and Family--Allies or Enemies?: What Happens When Business Professionals Confront Life Choices. (New York, NY: Oxford University Press, 271 p.). Practice Professor of Management at The Wharton School (University of Pennsylvania). Work and family --United States; Industries --Social aspects --United States. Effects of gender, professional culture, social expectations on evolving roles of men and women in crafting an integrated life; how work and family affect lives of men, women trying to manage complexities of modern living; clarify what is important, recognize and support whole person, continually experiment with new ways to achieve meaningful goals.

Ellen Galinsky (1999). Ask the Children: What America's Children Really Think About Working Parents. (New York, NY: Morrow, 391 p.). Co-Founder of Families and Work Institute. Children of working parents--United States--Attitudes; Working mothers--United States; Dual-career families--United States; Work and family--United States; Parent and child--United States. Study of 1,000 third- through 12th-graders - how children perceive working parents: wish parents would bring less stress home from work, want parents to focus more on them when family is together; parents fool no one when try to hide stress.

Barrie S. Greiff, Preston K. Munter (1980). Tradeoffs: Executive, Family, and Organizational Life. (New York, NY: New American Library, 201 p.). Executives; Success; Executives--Family relationships.

Barrie S. Greiff (1999). Legacy: The Giving of Life's Greatest Treasures. (New York, NY: Regan Books, 215 p.). Pioneer in Work-Family Analysis; Psychiatrist and Consultant to Harvard University Health Services; Founded 1970's Course called: "The Executive Family". Conduct of life. 8-part framework for finding answers to questions, wishes about how to spend time before death; avoid pitfall described by Thoreau: "when I came to die, to discover that I had not lived."

Mary Jacobsen (1999). Hand-Me-Down Dreams: How Families Influence Our Career Paths and How We Can Reclaim Them. (New York, NY: Harmony Books, 240 p.). How hopes, dreams,  unresolved frustrations of parents, grandparents shape career choices of their children. 

Eds. Saroj Parasuraman, Jeffrey H Greenhaus (1997). Integrating Work and Family: Challenges and Choices for a Changing World. (Westport, CT: Quorum Books, 260 p.). Professor of Management (Drexel University); William A. Mackie Professor of Commerce and Engineering and Professor of Management (Drexel University). Work and family. "Stakeholder perspective" on achieving healthy balance between demands of work and satisfying family life; multifaceted social issue, nature and consequences of tensions from viewpoints of individuals, employers, consultants, counseling professionals, other service providers.

Barbara Schneider and David Stevenson (1999). The Ambitious Generation: America's Teenagers, Motivated But Directionless. (New Haven, CT: Yale University Press. Study of 7,000 adolescents suggests this generation is most ambitious ever - and, perhaps, most poorly guided. Teens aspire to college degrees and professional jobs; weak grasp of what it takes to do jobs, may choose career paths bound for failure; adults need to help kids channel ambitions into realistic plans;  teens want, need more adult support, direction.

Ron Zemke, Claire Raines and Bob Filipczak (1999). Generations at Work: Managing the Clash of Veterans, Boomers, Xers, and Nexters in Your Workplace. (New York, NY: AMACOM. Reasons for generational differences in perspective on work-life issues; tips on retaining Gen-Xers; how to get old,  young people to work harmoniously. Four generations: Veterans (1922-1943), Boomers (1943-1960), Xers (1960-1980), Nexters (1980-present).




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