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Title:
Working couples
Author:
Rapoport, Rhona.
Publication Information:
New York : Harper & Row, [1978]

©1978
Physical Description:
191 pages ; 21 cm.
Language:
English
Reading Level:
1430 Lexile.
ISBN:
9780060905941
Format :
Book

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Table of Contents

Acknowledgmentsp. vi
Contributorsp. vii
Introduction Why a Book on Working Couples?p. 11
Key Processesp. 21
1 Finding Two Jobsp. 23
Notesp. 34
2 Going Against the Grain: Working Couples and Greedy Occupationsp. 36
Notesp. 46
3 Hidden and Open Contracts in Marriagep. 47
Bibliographyp. 60
4 Handling Unconventional Asymmetriesp. 62
Bibliographyp. 73
5 Parenting: Working Family Projectp. 74
Notesp. 88
6 Choosing Child Care: Many Optionsp. 89
Notesp. 98
7 Commutingp. 100
8 Work Sharing: a Norwegian Examplep. 108
Notesp. 121
9 Job Sharingp. 122
Bibliographyp. 135
10 Separation as Supportp. 138
Bibliographyp. 146
11 Interdependencep. 147
Notep. 158
12 Accommodation of Work to Familyp. 159
Notesp. 171
Prospectsp. 175
Bibliographyp. 186
Indexp. 187