Work and Family

Work/Family Professional Development Workshop at the Academy of Management (8/5/2017)

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Conference
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Work/Family Professional Development Workshop at the Academy of Management (8/5/2017)
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Academy of Management Conference

The CAR and GDO divisions of the Academy of Management are sponsoring a "Parenthood and Careers" PDW at the AOM meeting in Atlanta. The session is on Saturday, August 5. We hope to have a diverse audience of academics, practitioners, and policy professionals who are interested in parents' careers and work-family policies.

New CW&F Issue Available Online for WFRN Members

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Announcement
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New CW&F Issue Available Online for WFRN Members
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Community, Work & Family Journal
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dowgun

The new issue of the Community, Work & Family journal (Volume 20, Issue 4, October 2017) is now available online here. Please note that you must be a member of WFRN and logged on to the WFRN website to access the issue.

The new issue contains the following articles:  

"Work–Family Conflict among Black, White, and Hispanic Men and Women"
Samantha K. Ammons, Eric C. Dahlin, Penny Edgell & Jonathan Bruce Santo

Reminder: Call for Papers for Special Issue on Early Education and Child Care

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Reminder: Call for Papers for Special Issue on Early Education and Child Care
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Social Work & Society Journal
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Corey Shdaimah (University of Maryland), Linda Houser (Widener University), Jessica M. Kahn (Lehman College/City University of New York)

REMINDER: Deadline for Abstracts is August 1, 2017 for Social Work & Society Special Issue
Early Education and Child Care: Policy, Practice, and Scholarship

Editors: Corey Shdaimah (University of Maryland), Linda Houser (Widener University), and Jessica M. Kahn (Lehman College/City University of New York)

Call for Papers on Eldercare: Special Issue of Business and Psychology

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Call for Papers
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Call for Papers on Eldercare: Special Issue of Business and Psychology
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Journal of Business and Psychology
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Janet Barnes-Farrell

Special Issue on Eldercare: Call for Proposals
Journal of Business and Psychology
Proposals due August 31, 2017

Call for Abstracts: Social Work & Society Special Issue on Early Education and Child Care

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Call for Papers
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Call for Abstracts: Social Work & Society Special Issue on Early Education and Child Care
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Social Work & Society Journal
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Corey Shdaimah (University of Maryland), Linda Houser (Widener University), Jessica M. Kahn (Lehman College/City University of New York)

Call for Abstracts: Social Work & Society Special Issue
Early Education and Child Care: Policy, Practice, and Scholarship

Editors: Corey Shdaimah (University of Maryland), Linda Houser (Widener University), and Jessica M. Kahn (Lehman College/City University of New York)

Blau & Winkler, The Economics of Women, Men, and Work, 8th edition, from Oxford Univ Press

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Book
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Blau & Winkler, The Economics of Women, Men, and Work, 8th edition, from Oxford Univ Press
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Oxford University Press website
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Anne Winkler, UMSL

The 8th edition of The Economics of Women, Men, and Work (Oxford University Press) by Francine D. Blau and Anne E. Winkler is coming out in July 2017.   

Next Year's Father's Day Gift? How About Paternity Leave?

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Blog
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Next Year's Father's Day Gift? How About Paternity Leave?
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Robin Hardman Communications blog
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Robin Hardman

Father’s Day may have come and gone, but the question of working fathers remains as intractable as ever. This once invisible group (“working father” was pretty much redundant 50 years ago) is now the stuff of cute commercials and rom-coms, but there remains a tremendous disconnect between what we say, as a society, and what we do.

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.

New Research Spotlight on "Community Resources & Work-Family Confict"

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Brief
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New Research Spotlight on "Community Resources & Work-Family Confict"
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WFRN Committee to Connect Research, Policy and Practice
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Dowgun

The WFRN Committee to Connect Research, Policy and Practice is delighted to post a new Research Spotlight on "Community Resources and Work-Family Conflict - Is the Gender Gap Really Closing?"  The Research Spotlight series is designed to be highly practitioner-oriented with a focus on the implications of the research for organizations, individuals, communities, and fellow researchers. 

Post Doc Fellowship Opportunity, McMaster University, Hamilton Ontario

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Job Opportunity
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Post Doc Fellowship Opportunity, McMaster University, Hamilton Ontario
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McMaster University, Ontario Canada

Post-Doctoral Fellowship in Gender, Health and Caregiver-Friendly Workplace Research - Health Services Intervention. Research Applications are invited from relevant disciplines, including those across the social and health sciences. This fellowship will provide an opportunity to be engaged in CIHR-funded intervention research targeting family carers who are also juggling full-time employment in the health services sector. More information about the larger research program being led by Dr. Allison Williams, CIHR Chair in Gender, Work & Health can be found at: http://ghw.mcmaster.ca.

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