Juggling: the unexpected advantages of balancing career and home for women and their families

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Free Press, 1991 - Family & Relationships - 269 pages
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Describes the most critical difficulties women face and the conflicts between life roles, and offers hope to those facing the juggling of career and family responsibilities

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Juggling: the unexpected advantages of balancing career and home for women and their families

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Yes, claims social psychologist Crosby, there are unexpected benefits for women who juggle careers with family responsibilities. From hundreds of studies and interviews, Crosby provides hard evidence ... Read full review


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About the author (1991)

Faye J. Crosby is Professor of Psychology at the University of California, Santa Cruz and an expert on affirmative action. She has authored, co-authored, edited, or co-edited 14 volumes and over 150 articles and chapters in scholarly books. Her most recent books include "Affirmative Action Is Dead: Long Live Affirmative Action" (2004) and "The Psychology and Management of Workplace Diversity" (edited with Margaret S. Stockdale, Blackwell, 2004).

Margaret S. Stockdale is Professor of Psychology and Director of the Applied Psychology Program at Southern Illinois University at Carbondale. Her publications include "Sexual Harassment in the Workplace" (edited, 1996) and "Women and Men in Organizations: Sex and Gender Issues in the Workplace" (with Jeanette N. Cleveland and Kevin R. Murphy, 2000).

S. Ann Ropp is Assistant Professor of Psychology and Coordinator of the Women's and Gender Studies Program at the University of Alaska Southeast. Her research examines women's reactions to sex discrimination and how these reactions may be influenced by women's interpersonal relationships with men.