Posts tagged parenthood
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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Faculty writing groups: a support for women balancing family and career on the academic tightrope

This qualitative research project explored the experiences of women who juggle the demands of family or parenthood while engaging in academic careers at a faculty of education. The researcher-participants consisted of 11 women; 9 women provided a written narrative, and all women participated in the data analysis.

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