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Monday, July 10, 2017 - 21:53

Ask American mothers and fathers how much time they can take off work to care for and bond with a new infant, and the answers are all over the map

Sunday, July 9, 2017 - 17:07

The Journal of Research on Adolescence announces a call for high quality submissions for a special section dedicated exclusively to ambulatory assessment methods for studying adolescent development. This section is entitled: "Promises, Perils, and Practicalities of Ambulatory Assessment for Capturing Adolescent Development."

Thursday, July 6, 2017 - 13:13

Boston College Center for Work & Family Executive Director Brad Harrington writes on the gap between aspiration and reality for many fathers who seek to be equal partners in caregiving.

Monday, July 3, 2017 - 14:13

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

Friday, June 30, 2017 - 16:31

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)

Thursday, June 29, 2017 - 11:15

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.   

Thursday, June 29, 2017 - 09:16

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.

Wednesday, June 28, 2017 - 13:09

Our next generation of brilliant researchers is facing a challenge that their institutions are ill equipped to address–parenthood.

Tuesday, June 27, 2017 - 14:53

For today’s workers, there is hope that a disruption in workday hours may be on the horizon. According to research, the average worker is productive for almost three hours when committed to an 8-hour day. A wide variety of unproductive activities disrupt workers’ concentration levels. These include smoking breaks, visiting social media sites, making food at work, eating, reading news websites, searching for jobs and more.

Tuesday, June 27, 2017 - 14:08

According to Global Health Advances in Health and Medicine, integrative medicine is a care approach that puts the patient at the center and addresses the full range of physical, emotional, mental, social, spiritual and environmental influences that affect a person’s health.