Posts tagged academia
It's "like walking on broken glass": Pan-Canadian reflections on work-family conflict from psychology women faculty and graduate students

Studies on work-family conflict amongst university faculty members indicate that women experience significantly more conflict in balancing their dual roles than their male counterparts. Research suggests that female faculty may be disadvantaged because of the norms structuring academic environments, which seemingly accommodate the life courses of men.

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"My life is too chaotic to practice what i preach": perceived benefits and challenges of being an academic women in family therapy and family studies programs

The purpose of this study was to explore the experience of female faculty in family therapy and family studies graduate programs. Specifically, we were interested in how female faculty members in these programs experienced their roles as academics, partners, and/or parents.

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Images, ideals and constraints in times of neoliberal transformations: reproduction and profession as conflicting or complementary spheres in academia?

The article deals with structural, cultural and habitual concepts, principles and ideals of parenthood in the German academic working context. It focuses on social processes of transformation and reconfiguration of reproduction and profession, which means within work and family spheres and especially within academia in times of neoliberalism, economisation and globalisation.

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Policies that make a difference: bridging the gender equity and work-family gap in academia

Purpose - This paper aims to highlight interventions that promote female (and male) faculty's ability to balance work-family issues at a specific academic institution, in response to a demand in the literature that examines the intersection between research and implementation of organizational policies within a university setting.

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"Rheumatology fellows' perception on training and careers in academia: the American College of Rheumatology Fellow Research and Academic Training Survey

Objective. To examine the perceptions of rheumatology fellows regarding their research training, mentoring, and interest in a career in academia. Methods. We solicited by e-mail 386 fellows in the American College of Rheumatology 2005-2006 fellow database to take an anonymous Internet-based survey addressing the topics of research training, mentoring, and interest in an academic career.

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Balancing parenthood and academia: work/family stress as influenced by gender and tenure status

The present research investigated the influence of gender and tenure status in academicians' experiences of balancing parenthood and an academic career. Men (n = 85) and women (n = 179) employed full-time in tenure-track academic positions with at least one child younger than the age of 16 responded via the Internet to a 36-item questionnaire assessing experiences and perceptions regarding work and family demands.

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