Anti-Essentialism and the Work / Family Dilemma

Albiston, Catherine
May 2005
Berkeley Journal of Gender, Law & Justice;2005, Vol. 20, p30
Academic Journal
Presents an article focusing on social policies addressing work and family issues among women. Information on the family leave master narrative that underlies calls for paid family leave policies; Media discussions about working women solving the work and family conflict by opting out of employment to stay home and care for their children; Advantages offered by structural approaches over antidiscrimination measures based on formal equality.


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