Stability and transformation in gender, work, and family: insights from the second shift for the next quarter century

  title={Stability and transformation in gender, work, and family: insights from the second shift for the next quarter century},
  author={Mary Blair-Loy and Arlie Russell Hochschild and Allison Pugh and Joan C. Williams and Heidi Hartmann},
  journal={Community, Work \& Family},
  pages={435 - 454}
Arlie Hochschild's The second shift: Working families and the revolution at home argued that the revolution toward gender equality in the USA has been stalled due to three factors: (1) women continue to do most of the ‘second shift’ – the unpaid work of childcare and housework; (2) insufficient flexibility in the workplace for accommodating family caregiving needs; and (3) a deficit of public sector benefits, such as paid parental leave. Since the book's publication in1989, many aspects of the… Expand
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