“I Really Don’t have a Career. I Just Work and I Like Doing My Work.”A Qualitative Study on the Meaning of Work for Low-Income Women from A Family Perspective

The Work-Family Interface: Spillover, Complications, and Challenges

ISBN: 978-1-78769-112-4, eISBN: 978-1-78769-111-7

ISSN: 1530-3535

Publication date: 29 October 2018

Abstract

This study highlights under-represented perspectives of low-income women about work. Understanding the experiences of low-income women is essential for designing programs and services that will be practical and useful.

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Acknowledgments

Research supported in part by the Waller Summer Fellowship from the University of Minnesota Family Social Science Department and the Waller Family.

Citation

Burcher, S.A. and Ausherbauer, K.L. (2018), "“I Really Don’t have a Career. I Just Work and I Like Doing My Work.”A Qualitative Study on the Meaning of Work for Low-Income Women from A Family Perspective", Blair, S.L. and Obradović, J. (Ed.) The Work-Family Interface: Spillover, Complications, and Challenges (Contemporary Perspectives in Family Research, Vol. 13), Emerald Publishing Limited, pp. 291-322. https://doi.org/10.1108/S1530-353520180000013016

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