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Flexible benefits plan. (Cordeiro) "Incentive systems in which employees can select the fringe benefits they want from a menu of available alternatives" (p.151 Greenberg, & Baron, 2000)

As defined by Cordeiro.

Greenberg, J., & Baron, R.A. (2000). Behavior in organizations. Upper Saddle River, NJ: Prentice-Hall.

"Modes of thinking." (Edwards) "Argues that middle-class parents endow their children with a cultural capital of various linguistic and cultural competences. Schools require these competences (...

Edwards, R. (2002, October 18). Social Capital, A Sloan Work and Family Encyclopedia Entry. Chestnut Hill, MA: Boston College.

Cultural capital. (2003). In Gordon Marshall (Ed.), A dictionary of sociology in politics and social sciences. UK Oxford University Press Inc. Internet Explorer. www.oxfordreference.com (16 June 2003).

Bourdieu, P. (1985). The forms of capital. In J.G. Richardson (Ed.). Handbook of theory and research for the sociology of education. New York: Greenwood.

"Wealth." (Edwards) "…immediately and directly convertible into money and may be institutionalized in the form of property rights." (Bourdieu, 1985)

Edwards, R. (2002, October 18). Social Capital, A Sloan Work and Family Encyclopedia Entry. Chestnut Hill, MA: Boston College.

Bourdieu, P. (1985). The forms of capital. In J.G. Richardson (Ed.). Handbook of theory and research for the sociology of education. New York: Greenwood.

"…skills and qualifications." (Edwards) "…skill sets needed by different types of employees if they are to be successful in particular types of careers and the attitudes they hold towards their...

Edwards, R. (2002, October 18). Social Capital, A Sloan Work and Family Encyclopedia Entry. Chestnut Hill, MA: Boston College.

Raskin, P. (2002, March 3). Career Development, A Sloan Work and Family Encyclopedia Entry. Chestnut Hill, MA: Boston College.

Barker, Robert L. (Ed.). (1999). The social work dictionary (4th Ed.). Washington, DC: NASW Press.

Schuller, T. (2002). The complimentary roles of human and social capital. Canadian Journal of Policy Research, 2(1), 18-24.

"The norms and values people hold that result in, and are the result of, collective and socially negotiated ties and relationships." (Edwards) "…skill sets needed by different types of employees if...

Edwards, R. (2002, October 18). Social Capital, A Sloan Work and Family Encyclopedia Entry. Chestnut Hill, MA: Boston College.

Social Capital. (2002). In Iain Mclean, (Ed.), The concise Oxford dictionary of politics in politics and social sciences. UK: Oxford University Press, Inc. Internet Explorer. http://www.oxfordreference.com (13 June 2003).

Putnam, R. D. (1993). The prosperous community: social capital and public life. American Prospect, 13, 35-42.

Coleman, J. (1988). Social capital in the creation of human capital. American Journal of Sociology, 94(S), 95-120.

Bourdieu, P. (1985). The forms of capital. In J.G. Richardson (Ed.). Handbook of theory and research for the sociology of education. New York: Greenwood.

Prestige and personal qualities." (Edwards) "Resources available to a social actor on the basis of prestige or recognition, which function as an authoritative embodiment of cultural value. A war...

Edwards, R. (2002, October 18). Social Capital, A Sloan Work and Family Encyclopedia Entry. Chestnut Hill, MA: Boston College.

Symbolic Capital. (2002). In Craig Calhoun, (Ed.), Dictionary of the social sciences in politics and social sciences. UK: Oxford University Press, Inc. Internet Explorer. www.oxfordreference.com (16 June 2003).

Bourdieu, P. (1985). The forms of capital. In J.G. Richardson (Ed.). Handbook of theory and research for the sociology of education. New York: Greenwood.

“Case managers work with family members and older adults to assess, arrange and evaluate supportive efforts of seniors and their families to remain independent.”

Department of Health and Human Services. (2005). Glossary of aging terms. Retrieved March 1, 2007, from http://eldercare.gov/eldercare/public/resources/glossary.asp.

...one spouse’s job or career taking precedence over the other’s...” (Winkler and Rose 2000) “Career hierarchy can arise from neutral causes, as when couples make decisions based on the greatest net...

As defined by Winkler, A. E., & Rose, D. C. (2000). Career Hierarchy in Dual-Earner Families. In S. Polachek (Ed.), Research in Labor Economics (Vol. 19, pp. 147-172). Greenwich CT: JAI Press.

As defined by Pixley in "Career-Prioritizing in Dual-Earner Couples" in the Sloan Work-Family Encyclopedia; see also Pixley, J. E., & Moen, P. (2003). Prioritizing Careers. In P. Moen (Ed.), It's About Time: Couples and Careers (pp. 183-200). Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press.

“Replacement for the traditional “corporate ladder” enables employees to move in several directions rather than just upward. This gives employees a chance to explore new areas of the company and add...

FlexPaths. (n.d.) Glossary. Retrieved from http://www.flexpaths.com/resources/glossary

Career prioritizing is the extent to which one or both spouses give greater priority to one spouse’s career outcomes in decision-making.  It should be distinguished from career hierarchy, which...

Pixley, J (2008, February 26). Career-Prioritizing in Dual-Earner Couples, a Sloan Work-Family Encyclopedia Entry. Chestnut Hill, MA: Boston College.; see also Pixley, J. E., & Moen, P. (2003). Prioritizing Careers. In P. Moen (Ed.), It's About Time: Couples and Careers (pp. 183-200). Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press.

“A generic term referring to a person, either paid or voluntary, who helps an older person with the activities of daily living, health care, financial matters, guidance, companionship and social...

Department of Health and Human Services. (2005). Glossary of aging terms. Retrieved March 1, 2007, from http://eldercare.gov/eldercare/public/resources/glossary.asp.

Stebbins, L.F. (2001). Work and family in America. Santa Barbara, CA: ABC-CLIO, Inc.

"Caregiving is the act of providing unpaid assistance and support to family members or acquaintances who have physical, psychological, or developmental needs. Caring for others generally takes on...

Drentea, P. (2007). Caregiving. In  G. Ritzer (Ed.), Blackwell encyclopedia of sociology. Blackwell Publishing. Blackwell Reference Online. Retrieved June 13, 2007, from http://www.blackwellreference.com/subscriber/uid=572/tocnode?query=Caregiving&widen=1&result_number=1&from=search&fuzzy=0&type=std&id=g9781405124331
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"Carework refers, simply, to the work of caring for others, including unpaid care for family members and friends, as well as paid care for others. Caring work includes taking care of children, the...

Misra, J. (2007). Carework. In  G. Ritzer (Ed.),Blackwell encyclopedia of sociology. Blackwell Publishing. Blackwell Reference Online. Retrieved June 13, 2007, from
In  G. Ritzer (Ed.), Blackwell encyclopedia of sociology. Blackwell Publishing. Blackwell Reference Online. Retrieved June 13, 2007, from http://www.blackwellreference.com/subscriber/uid=572/tocnode?id=g9781405124331_chunk_g97814051243319_ss1-8

"Auxiliary medical services for active military/veterans and their dependents."

Bookman, A., Harrington, M., Pass, L., & Reisner, E.  (2007). Family caregiver handbook: Finding elder care resources in Massachusetts. Cambridge, MA: Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

To qualify for the Dependent Care Tax Credit, the taxpayer must incur child care expenses in order to find or keep a job. Married couples may not claim this credit if a parent is available - i.e., is...

Kelly, E.L. (2003). The strange history of employer-sponsored child care: Interested actors, uncertainty, and the transformation of law in organizational fields. American Journal of Sociology, 109(3), 606-649.

Internal Revenue Service (2005). Child and dependent care credit: Tax tip 2005-47. Retrieved April 3, 2005.

“Organizations that help parents take the guesswork out of choosing care - giving them referrals to local child care providers, information on state licensing requirements, availability of child care...

Child Care Aware. (2006). Child care glossary. Retrieved December 13, 2006, from http://www.childcareaware.org/en/tools/glossary.php.

Child Care and Early Education Research Connections. (2006). Child care and early education glossary. Retrieved December 13, 2006, from http://www.childcareresearch.org/childcare/childcare-glossary

“Public or private financial assistance intended to lower the cost of care for families.” (Child Care and Early Education Research Connections)

Child Care and Early Education Research Connections. (2006). Child care and early education glossary. Retrieved December 13, 2006, from http://www.childcareresearch.org/childcare/childcare-glossary

“The care of children, esp. by someone other than a parent, as at a day-care center, etc.” (Child care, 1999). “Nurturance and management of the day-to-day requirements to sustain the successful...

"child care n." The Oxford American dictionary of current English. (1999). [Online]. Oxford University Press. Oxford Reference Online. BLC Boston College Libraries. Retrieved September 6, 2005.

Barker, R.L. (2003). The social work dictionary (5th ed.). Washington, DC: NASW Press.

“Child development is a multifaceted, integral, and continual process of change in which children become able to handle ever more complex levels of moving, thinking, feeling, and relating to others."

Inter-American Development Bank: Sustainable Development Department. (2005). ECCD guide: A toolkit for early childhood care and development. Retrieved on October 7, 2005.

Leaves from employment which developed in some countries as a supplement to maternity leaves or as a variation on parental leaves. Longer than maternity leaves, sometimes not limited to parents with...

The Clearinghouse on International Developments in Child, Youth & Family Policies. (2002). Mother’s day: More than candy and flowers, working parents need time off. Issue Brief, Spring 2002. Retrieved May 10, 2006, from http://www.childpolicyintl.org/issuebrief/issuebrief5.htm.

“...those who have or are at increased risk for a chronic physical, developmental, behavioral, or emotional condition and who also require health and related services of a type or amount beyond that...

McPherson, M., Arango P., Fox, H., Lauver, C., McManus, M., Newacheck, P., Perrin, J., Shonkoff, J., & Strickland, B. (1998). A new definition of children with special health care needs. Pediatrics, 102(1):137-140.

"Disembedding of individual lives from the structural fabric of social institutions and age-specific norms." (Brannen & Nilsen ;as cited by ;Beck & Beck-Gernsheim)

As defined by Brannen & Nilsen citing Beck & Beck-Gernsheim in Adulthood: Changing Concepts and Definitions entry.

"Cloudworker is a term coined by blogger Venkatesh Rao. Rao descibes a cloudworker as: Someone who uses on-demand technology and collaboration tools, such as unified communications, to work anywhere...

Cloudworker.org. (2008). About. Retrieved from http://cloudworker.org/about/

The opposition, resentment, animosity, or annoyance workers perceive or receive from their co-workers regarding their use of work-family policies or their efforts to balance their work and family...

Korabik, K. & Warner, M. (2009, July). The impact of coworkers on work-to-family enrichment and organizational outcomes. Paper presented at the 3rd IESE International Conference on Work and Family, Barcelona, Spain.

"A federal law requiring employers to offer time-limited cash-premium health insurance to employees who will lose their insurance due to termination. If you were an active participant in your...

Bookman, A., Harrington, M., Pass, L., & Reisner, E.  (2007). Family caregiver handbook: Finding elder care resources in Massachusetts. Cambridge, MA: Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

"The past few decades have brought dramatic changes in the residential arrangements of romantically involved unmarried adults. Indeed, as sexual activity has become uncoupled from marriage, growing...

Sassler, S. L. (2007). Cohabitation. In G. Ritzer (Ed.), Blackwell Encyclopedia of Sociology. Ritzer, George (ed). Retrieved February 18, 2008, from http://www.blackwellreference.com/subscriber/tocnode?id=g9781405124331_chunk_g97814051243319_ss1-60

"[A] group of all persons born within a limited span of years...Belonging to a cohort-group... is permanent, involuntary and only applies to a finite number of individuals. All members of the cohort-...

Strauss, W. & Howe, N. (1991). Generations: The history of America’s future, 1584 to 2069. New York: William Morrow.

"A mode of action research that aims to uncover gendered organizational assumptions. Its goal is to create sufficient understanding to enable change that will enhance gender equity."

Rapoport, R., Bailyn, L., Fletcher, J.K., & Pruitt, B.H. (2002). Beyond work-family balance: Advancing gender equity and workplace performance. San Francisco: Jossey Bass.

In communal relationships, benefits are given in response to a need and out of concern for the welfare of the other person. In such relationships, receiving benefits does not create a specific...

Clark, M. S., & Mills, J. (1993). The difference between communal and exchange relationships: What it is and is not. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 19, 684-691.

"Community integration, reflecting the capacity of the family’s social environment to support and sustain them physically, socially, and psychologically (Aubry & Myner, 1996; Jivanjee, Kruzich,...

Brennan, E.M, & Rosenzweig, J.M. (2008, May). Parents of children with disabilities and work-life challenges: Presentation summary. Presented at the Alfred P. Sloan Work and Family Research Network Panel Meeting, Chestnut Hill, MA.