Sloan Network Archive Blog

Culture v. Policy: The Unintended Consequences of Work and Family Legislation
August 31, 2011
Stephen Sweet was interviewed about the anticipated and unanticipated consequences of work and family policy in the July/August Network News. Also, this topic was the subject of a May 2011 special issue of Community, Work and Family.
What Working Moms Want
August 29, 2011
Tina Vasquez is a contributing writer at theglasshammer.com, where this was originally posted - all rights reserved. Please note that the views of our guest bloggers do not necessarily reflect the views of the Sloan Work and Family Research Network.
What’s New in Work and Family
August 26, 2011
By Mary Curlew New from the Work and Family Researchers Network: Call for Papers: Submission deadline: September 30, 2011 Inaugural Conference: New York, NY: June 14-16, 2012 New, free work and family content online:
Closing America’s Skills Gap: Lessons from the Carolinas and Learn and Earn Partnerships
August 25, 2011
Donna Klein is the Executive Chair and CEO of Corporate Voices for Working Families. She currently lives in St. Helena Island, South Carolina. This was originally posted in The Huffington Post. Please note that the views of our guest bloggers do not necessarily reflect the views of the Sloan Network.
Tenure Tracks and Ticking Clocks
August 22, 2011
Kristen Ghodsee is the Director and John S. Osterweis Associate Professor of Gender and Women’s Studies at Bowdoin College.  She is the author of three books on postsocialist gender politics in East Europe, and the co-author of Professor Mommy: Finding Work/Family Balance in Academia.
New from the Work and Family Researchers Network
August 19, 2011
By Mary Curlew New from the Work and Family Researchers Network:    Call for Papers: Submission deadline: September 30, 2011 Inaugural Conference: New York, NY: June 14-16, 2012 New, free work and family content online:
Chore Wars
August 17, 2011
Brad Harrington is the Executive Director of the Boston College Center for Work & Family.  This was originally posted in the BCCWF Blog. Please note that the views of our guest bloggers do not necessarily reflect the views of the Sloan Network.
First Reminder: WFRN Call for Papers for Inaugural Conference-now in NYC
August 15, 2011
by Judi Casey I wanted to remind you about the Call for Papers for the inaugural conference of the new Work and Family Researchers Network. Also, please note that there are a few updates since the distribution of the initial announcement. 1. The conference will be held in New York City from June 14-16, 2012 at the Millennium Broadway hotel. 2. You can now submit your paper and symposia proposals to: http://workfamily.sas.upenn.edu/conference.html
What’s New in Work and Family
August 12, 2011
By Mary Curlew New from the Work and Family Researchers Network: Call for Papers: Submission deadline: September 30, 2011 Inaugural Conference: June 14-16, 2012: Now scheduled to be in New York! New, free work and family content online:
The Benefits of Flextime (to Employers)
August 10, 2011
Laurie Tarkan is an award-winning health journalist who writes for The New York Times and many national magazines. She is a contributing editor at Fit Pregnancy magazine and the author of three books, Perfect Hormone Balance for Fertility, Perfect Hormone Balance for Pregnancy and My Mother’s Breast: Daughters Ace Their Mothers’ Cancer. This blog was originally posted on the BNET blog.