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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

2018 Kanter Award Winner Announced at WFRN Conference

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Announcement
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2018 Kanter Award Winner Announced at WFRN Conference
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Center for Families at Purdue University

Congratulations, Silke Aisenbrey and Anette Fasang!

A New Era of Corporate Social Responsibility

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Infographic
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A New Era of Corporate Social Responsibility
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Norwich University

Today, socially responsible companies tend to attract more consumers as well as the best talent, according to a 2015 global corporate social responsibility (CSR) study by Cone Communications, a public relations and marketing company headquartered in Boston, NY. The study revealed that consumers are increasingly demanding companies do more to address global social issues, as well as environmental issues.

New Report: State of the World's Fathers 2017

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Report
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New Report: State of the World's Fathers 2017
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Promundo/MenCare

We are excited to share the 2017 State of the World’s Fathers: Time for Action report!

Bringing Healthcare to Indigenous Populations

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Infographic
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Bringing Healthcare to Indigenous Populations
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Adventist University Online Masters in Healthcare Administration

State of the World's Fathers 2015

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Report
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State of the World's Fathers 2015
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MenCare: A Global Fatherhood Campaign, Promundo
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Ruti Levtov, Promundo

Fathers matter. Father–child relationships, in all communities and at all stages of a child’s life, have profound and wide-ranging impacts on children that last a lifetime, whether these relationships are positive, negative, or lacking. Men’s participation as fathers and as caregivers also matters tremendously for women’s lives. And, it positively affects the lives of men themselves.

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Work and Life in Switzerland

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Brief
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Work and Life in Switzerland
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Boston College Center for Work & Family
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Judi C Casey

Authored by Judi C. Casey WorkLife consultant; Founding Director, Work and Family Researchers Network (WFRN) and Kathy Hartmann-Campbell Owner, Communication Training and Coaching, Basel,  Work and Life In Switzerland provides an overview of the the economic, social, and demographic context in Switzerland, Swiss culture and values, work-life best practices from leading companies, and recommendations for future progress.

What Millennials Want from Work, Charted Across the World

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Report
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What Millennials Want from Work, Charted Across the World
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Harvard Business Review
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Judi C Casey

"To broaden our understanding of what Millennials want at work, INSEAD's Emerging Markets Institute, Universum, and the HEAD Foundation conducted the first of what will become an annual survey of Millennials -- and the largest study of its kind. We surveyed 16,637 people between 18 and 30 years old, in 43 countries across Asia, Africa, Europe, Latin America, the Middle East, and North America.

Caring Is Everybody’s Business! 6th International Carers Conference on Care and Caring: Future Proofing the New Demographics, 3-6 Sept 2015 in Gothenburg, Sweden

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Conference
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Caring Is Everybody’s Business! 6th International Carers Conference on Care and Caring: Future Proofing the New Demographics, 3-6 Sept 2015 in Gothenburg, Sweden
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Carers Sweden, CarersUK and The Swedish Family Care Competence Centre
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Jana Javornik/University of Leeds

How we manage care and caring in the face of demographic change increasingly domi­nates social policy, research and practice.

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