The Part-Time Paradox : Time Norms, Professional Lives, Family, and Gender

The Part-Time Paradox : Time Norms, Professional Lives, Family, and Gender

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  • 製本 Paperback:紙装版/ペーパーバック版/ページ数 176 p.
  • 言語 ENG,ENG
  • 商品コード 9780415921244
  • DDC分類 340.02373

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First published in 1999. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments                                    vii
PART I THE SOCIAL MEANING OF PROFESSIONAL TIME 1 (26)
Introduction 3 (8)
The Social Context of Time Deviance 11 (6)
Time and the Practices and Rituals of the 17 (10)
Legal Profession
PART II CULTURAL PERSPECTIVES ON PART-TIME WORK 27 (26)
AND ITS CONSEQUENCES
Part-Time Work as Deviance: Stigmatization 29 (10)
and Its Consequences
Perspectives on Accommodating Part-Time Work 39 (8)
Calculating the Economics of Part-Time Work 47 (6)
PART III CAREER ISSUES AND PROBLEMS IN 53 (48)
PART-TIME LEGAL WORK
Mobility 55 (20)
Job Security and Insecurity: The 75 (4)
Vulnerability of Part-Time Positions
Part-Time Status and Rank Discrepancies: 79 (4)
Status Incongruity
Commitment and Professional Status 83 (8)
Collegiality 91 (4)
Justice and Fairness 95 (6)
PART IV THE FAMILY AND PART-TIME WORK 101(20)
Parents, Children, Child Care, and the 103(18)
Division of Labor in the Family
PART V TECHNOLOGY 121(10)
Technology and Part-Time Lawyering 123(8)
PART VI 131(6)
Conclusion 133(4)
PART VII APPENDICES 137(20)
A. Research Methodology 139(4)
B. Part-Time Work Policies and Issues They 143(6)
Cover
C. Tables 149(8)
Bibliography 157(8)
Endnotes 165(8)
Index 173