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"Treating outcomes of social capital as its indicator will necessarily find social capital to be related to those outcomes." (Edwards) "… logical circularity. As a propensity of communities and...
"A subset of alternative work options where work is conducted at an off-site location and the employee uses telecommunications technology, including computers, video, and telephone systems, fax...
"Another word for telecommute." (Kossek, 2003). "Work, esp. at home, communicating electronically with one's employer, etc., by computer, fax, and telephone." (Pearsall, 2003). Working outside...
“A subset of alternative work options where work is conducted at an off-site location and the employee uses telecommunications technology, including computers, video, and telephone systems, fax...
Norms of working hours which prevail. (Schor).
"A person who is furnished to the insured as a substitute to a permanent employee on leave or to meet seasonal or short-term workload conditions." (Reynolds, 2002)" Temporary employees are excluded...
The 1965 Immigration Act abolished the national-origin quota system that had been executed in the United States since the Immigration Act of 1924. From 1924 to 1965, the U.S. government limited the...
“The provider myth assumes the woman should stay home to care for the family, yet the job with its responsibilities is created for an employee who will not take an extended leave for any reason” (...
“The day is divided into three working periods - morning, afternoon and night. This kind of shiftwork usually, but not always, involves one or more weeks of mornings, followed by one or more weeks of...
"Tied movers participate in [geographic] moves that result in a net loss for themselves but positive net returns for the family." Tied movers are also known as trailing spouses.
"Tied stayers forgo [geographic] moves that would result in positive net returns for the individual but negative net returns for the family."
“Time-based conflict occurs when the time demands associated with one role restrict the amount of time that can be devoted to the other role, inhibiting one’s performance in the latter role” (...
“The concept of the traditional family, that is, the ‘natural reproductive unit’ of mom, pop, and the children all living under one roof, is not an immutable one.  It is a social construct that...
"May cross over at different points in time and they may proceed in parallel." (Brannen & Nilsen) "Rails for a tramcar." (Pearsall, 2003). Used as a metaphor to convey the trajectories of...
"Patterned behaviors signifying to the individual (and sometimes to others) that he or she is in the process of exiting one role and preparing to enter another." (Desrochers & Sargent) Ashforth,...
Transnational families have members spread out across nation states but still maintain a sense of collective welfare and unity. Their kinship networks cross at ‘residential nodes’ in two or several...