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ERIC Number: EJ388145
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1989
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Plans for Balancing Work and Family Life: Do Women Pursuing Nontraditional and Traditional Occupations Differ?
O'Connell, Lenahan; And Others
Sex Roles: A Journal of Research, v20 n1-2 p35-45 Jan 1989
The work-involvement plans of 173 women in traditional (nursing) and nontraditional (engineering and veterinary medicine) fields were found to be similar. Reviews the following approaches to the connection between work and gender: (1) occupational; (2) differential gender socialization; and (3) role conflict. Plans to pursue nontraditional professions are not associated with plans for nontraditional family life. (Author/BJV)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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