Between Money and Love : Work-family Conflict Among Swedish Low-income Single Mothers

@article{Roman2017BetweenMA,
  title={Between Money and Love : Work-family Conflict Among Swedish Low-income Single Mothers},
  author={Christine Roman},
  journal={Nordic Journal of Working Life Studies},
  year={2017},
  volume={7},
  pages={23-41}
}
  • C. Roman
  • Published 23 September 2017
  • Sociology
  • Nordic Journal of Working Life Studies
Research suggests that single mothers are an increasingly vulnerable group in Scandinavia. Drawing on in-depth interviews, this study takes a closer look at challenges faced by Swedish working-class and low-income single mothers. It explores how working conditions and economic resources influence their access to valued practices, such as the possibility to reconcile paid work and family commitments. It is assumed that discrepancies between mothers’ notions of good mothering and their ability to… Expand
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