ERIC Number: EJ794711
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2008-May
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Parenthood, Professorship, and Librarianship: Are They Mutually Exclusive?
Graves, Stephanie J.; Xiong, Jian Anna; Park, Ji-Hye
Journal of Academic Librarianship, v34 n3 p202-210 May 2008
A survey of tenure-track and tenured librarians at ARL libraries provides data on the relationship between parenthood and professorship. Results analyze the impact of the promotion and tenure process on child-bearing and child-rearing decisions. Discrepancies are found based on gender, tenure status, and family status.
Descriptors: Tenure, Family Work Relationship, Librarians, Academic Libraries, Research Libraries, Faculty Promotion, Gender Differences, Family (Sociological Unit), Status
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