Work and Welfare in Europe

Work-Life Balance in Europe

The Role of Job Quality

Editors: Drobnic, S., Guillén, A. (Eds.)

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Examining the debate on quality of jobs in Europe, this book focuses on the work-life balance-a central element of the EU agenda. It addresses tensions between work and private life, examining job quality, job security, working conditions and time-use patterns of individuals and households as well as institutional contexts.

About the authors

BARBARA BEHAM is Assistant Professor in Gender and Diversity Management, Institute of Management, Humboldt University in Berlin, Germany MARCUS BYGREN is Associate Professor of Sociology, Stockholm University, Sweden HEEJUNG CHUNG is Postdoctoral Researcher, Department of Sociology, Tilburg University, The Netherlands SANDRA DEMA MORENO is Associate Professor, Department of Sociology University of Oviedo, Spain ANN-ZOFIE DUVANDER is Associate Professor of Sociology and Demography, Stockholm University, Sweden COLETTE FAGAN is Professor of Sociology, University of Manchester, UK TOMMY FERRARINI is Associate Professor, Swedish Institute for Social Research, Stockholm University, Sweden ZYAB IBANEZ is a freelance researcher based in the UK JOHANNA LAMMI-TASKULA is Senior Researcher, National Institute for Health and Welfare, Finland TINE ROSTGAARD is Senior Researcher, Danish National Centre for Social Research, Denmark MINNA SALMI is Research Manager at the National Institute for Health and Welfare, Finland PIERRE WALTHERY is a Researcher and Doctoral Student, Cathie Marsh Centre for Census and Survey Research, University of Manchester, UK

Table of contents (11 chapters)

Table of contents (11 chapters)
  • Introduction: Job Quality and Work-Life Balance

    Pages 1-14

    Drobnič, Sonja

  • Job Quality Trends in Europe – Implications for Work-Life Balance

    Pages 17-41

    Mustosmäki, Armi (et al.)

  • Work-Family Conflict across 28 European Countries: A Multi-level Approach

    Pages 42-68

    Chung, Heejung

  • Job Quality and the Perceived Work-Life Balance Fit between Work Hours and Personal Commitments: A Comparison of Parents and Older Workers in Europe

    Pages 69-94

    Fagan, Colette (et al.)

  • Job Demands and Work-Home Interference: Empirical Evidence from Service Sector Employees in Eight European Countries

    Pages 95-119

    Beham, Barbara (et al.)

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Work-Life Balance in Europe
Book Subtitle
The Role of Job Quality
Editors
  • S. Drobnic
  • A. Guillén
Series Title
Work and Welfare in Europe
Copyright
2011
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Copyright Holder
Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited
eBook ISBN
978-0-230-30758-2
DOI
10.1057/9780230307582
Hardcover ISBN
978-0-230-28949-9
Softcover ISBN
978-1-349-33098-0
Softcover ISBN
978-1-349-33097-3
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XV, 293
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