Posts tagged childcare
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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Eight days a week": a national snapshot of academic mothers' realities in Canadian psychology departments

Contemporary research on women in academia suggests that faculty women who become mothers often find themselves in disadvantaged positions compared with academic fathers and their nonparenting male and female counterparts. Limited empirical attention has been directed toward understanding the barriers reported by women faculty, particularly those within Canadian academic settings.

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