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The attitudes of women towards the compatibility of family and employment. The meaning of social situation for the idea of gender roles

Birgit Blättel‐Mink (Researcher at the Academy of Technology Assessment in Baden‐Württemberg, Germany)
Caroline Kramer (Researcher at ZUMA e.V. in Mannheim, Germany)
Anina Mischau (Researcher at ZUMA e.V. in Mannheim, Germany)

Equal Opportunities International

ISSN: 0261-0159

Article publication date: 1 February 2000

Abstract

Investigates how women reconcile the two concepts of family and career. Considers the relative importance of each and questions whether these can truly be reconciled to the individual’s satisfaction. Looks at the attitudes and reasonings held by differing age ranges of women and compares their changing needs.

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Blättel‐Mink, B., Kramer, C. and Mischau, A. (2000), "The attitudes of women towards the compatibility of family and employment. The meaning of social situation for the idea of gender roles", Equal Opportunities International, Vol. 19 No. 1, pp. 1-11. https://doi.org/10.1108/02610150010786102

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