The Myth of Work-Life Balance: The Challenge of Our Time for Men, Women and Societies
Foreword by Robert B. Reich.
Foreword by Tripti P. Desai.
Prologue Global Stories from the Front Line.
PART I: Setting the Scene.
Chapter 1: A Pivotal Challenge in the Global Context.
Chapter 2: Evolutions and Developments in Seven Countries.
Chapter 3: Thinking about Change at Multiple Levels.
PART II: Making the Connections.
Chapter 4: The Invasiveness of Paid Work.
Chapter 5: Care and Connections: Families, Communities, Friendships and Care of the Self.
Chapter 6: Reciprocal Relationships Between Men and Women: A Critical Issue.
PART III: Moving Forwards.
Chapter 7: Visions and Strategies for Change.
"...policy-makers, students and trade unionists...will find original material and ideas in this book." (People Management, May 2006)
"...academics who have worked extensively in the field..." (Peoplemanagement.co.uk, June 2006)
"...original material and ideas in this book..." (Peoplemanagement.co.uk, June 2006)
"a well-written, honest overview that challenges many current Work-Life policy debates… It succeeds in providing many avenues for thought." (Work, Employment and Society, Vol. 21, Issue 3)