Changing Realities of Work and Family is an interdisciplinary volume that examines the multiple realities of work and family from academic, commercial, and political perspectives. The book * Brings together works by an extraordinary list of contributors, including Jane Swift, former governor of Massachusetts; practitioners from industry; the leading attorney in discrimination against mothers and pregnant women; and outstanding academics from psychology, business, economics, and human relations * Examines work and family in the political arena, gay and lesbian workers, work and family as it relates to age, single mothers, and the role of culture and community * Includes original empirical articles written expressly for this work, in which the most current research on the field of work and family will be presented * Provides "real world" examples of the intersection of work and family in such fields as business, government, and the law
Amy Marcus-Newhall is a Social Psychologist and Professor of Psychology at Scripps College. Diane F. Halpern is a Cognitive Psychologist, Professor of Psychology, and the Director of the Berger Institute for Work, Family, and Children at Claremont McKenna College. Diane was 2004 President of the American Psychological Association. Sherylle J. Tan is a Developmental Psychologist and the Associate Director of the Berger Institute for Work, Family, and Children at Claremont McKenna College.