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Kossek, Ellen Ernst; Leana, Carrie; MacDermid, Shelley; Pitt-Catsouphes, Marcie; Raskin, Patricia; Secret, Mary; Sweet, Stephen – Sloan Work and Family Research Network, 2006
There is a long tradition of academic interest in the worlds of work and family. However, there was scant attention paid to the linkages between these two worlds until the mid 1970s. In the United States, the 1977 publication of Kanter's monograph, "Work and family in the United States: A critical review and agenda for research and…
Descriptors: Quality of Life, Social Sciences, Family Work Relationship, Family (Sociological Unit)
Barnett, Cynthia W.; Cohn, Diane; Elston, Suzanne Poteet; Mayes, Connie; Nicely, Heather; Sutton, Shanna; Sweat, Pat; Wilson, D. Lee; Sawyer, Pat; Tankersley, John M. – Center for Literacy Studies, University of Tennessee (NJ3), 2004
The United States is viewed by many as a country where immigrants can enjoy freedom and economic prosperity, and, recently,more of these newcomers are settling in the state of Tennessee. The 2000 United States Census reveals that 4.8 percent of Tennessee residents live in households where the primary language spoken is not English. That is an…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Language Skills, Adult Education, Immigrants