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New Children's Book About Working Moms

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Book
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New Children's Book About Working Moms
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Michelle Travis Press Release

Author and law professor Michelle Travis just published a children's picture book that pays homage to working moms by celebratiing the work that women do both inside and outside of the home. The book is called, My Mom Has Two Jobs. More information is available at https://michelletravis.net/my-mom-has-two-jobs/.

AJS Providing Free Access to 2018 Kanter Award Winning Article

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Announcement
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AJS Providing Free Access to 2018 Kanter Award Winning Article
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Center for Families at Purdue University

As part of the 2018 Kanter Award process, the American Journal of Sociology is offering free access to the winning article until October 31, 2018. https://doi.org/10.1086/691128

When It Comes to Childcare, Grandparents are the Least Stressful Option for Mum and Dad

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News Article
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When It Comes to Childcare, Grandparents are the Least Stressful Option for Mum and Dad
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The Conversation

Any parent will tell you parenting is hard, but does outsourcing the care of children lessen stress? When it comes to childcare, research shows grandparents are the least stressful option for mum and dad.

Youth, Recession, and Downward Gender Convergence: Young People’s Employment, Education, and Homemaking in Finland, Spain, Taiwan, and the United States 2000–2013

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News Article
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Youth, Recession, and Downward Gender Convergence: Young People’s Employment, Education, and Homemaking in Finland, Spain, Taiwan, and the United States 2000–2013
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Social Politics

Using data from the Luxembourg Income Study, we conduct a gender comparison of how young people aged 20–34 in Finland (n = 19,941), Spain (n = 29,458), Taiwan (n = 47,219), and the United States (n = 184,581) participated in full time work, short-hours or temporary work, education, and homemaking before and after the Great Recession (GR) beginning 2008. Gender and country patterns varied substantially.

More than 100 Aging and Social Work Scholars Urge Congress to Pass National Paid Leave

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Press Release
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More than 100 Aging and Social Work Scholars Urge Congress to Pass National Paid Leave
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Boston College Center on Aging & Work, National Partnership for Women & Families
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Vicki Shabo, National Partnership for Women & Families

The Value of an Online Masters in Education Degree

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Infographic
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The Value of an Online Masters in Education Degree
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American University

Pursuing a master's degree in education is a smart career move that can boost lifetime earnings. It helps educators stand out in a field that is hypercompetitive. The qualification offers many key advantages to professionals involved in various roles. In addition, it enables teachers to provide a higher quality education to students.

The Growing Need for Nursing Educators

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Infographic
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The Growing Need for Nursing Educators
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Duquesne University School of Nursing

The healthcare industry relies heavily on the talents and skills of nursing educators whose mission is to train and educate future nurses. There is currently a shortage of nursing professionals. This, coupled with the rising demand for nurses means that professionals in the industry, specifically nursing educators, can look forward to highly promising career prospects.

New Report on Postdoc Parents

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Report
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New Report on Postdoc Parents
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Pregnant Scholar Initiative at the Center for WorkLife Law

Our next generation of brilliant researchers is facing a challenge that their institutions are ill equipped to address–parenthood.

The Six-Hour Workday

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Infographic
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The Six-Hour Workday
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Ohio University

For today’s workers, there is hope that a disruption in workday hours may be on the horizon. According to research, the average worker is productive for almost three hours when committed to an 8-hour day. A wide variety of unproductive activities disrupt workers’ concentration levels. These include smoking breaks, visiting social media sites, making food at work, eating, reading news websites, searching for jobs and more.

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