Limit search to available items
Book Cover
Author Heymann, Jody, 1959-

Title Forgotten families : ending the growing crisis confronting children and working parents in the global economy / Jody Heymann
Published New York : Oxford University Press, 2006


Description 1 online resource (xx, 306 pages)
Contents Dramatic transformations -- Who cares for preschool children? -- School-age children : getting a chance -- Parents' working conditions and children's health -- Economic and gender inequalities -- Families that work in times of crisis -- Addressing the burgeoning problems
Summary Based on extensive survey data, this book offers a global account of how the changing conditons of work threaten children women and men, and the infirm, addressing problems facing both industrialised and developing countries alike
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 259-293) and index
Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Work and family.
Dual-career families.
Children of working parents.
Globalization -- Social aspects
Children of working parents.
Dual-career families.
Globalization -- Social aspects.
Work and family.
Enfant de parents au travail.
Relation travail-famille.
Famille à double revenu.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9780198035558