Department of Sociology
New publication

Transitions to parenthood in Europe

"Transitions to parenthood in Europe - A comparative life course perspective" edited by Ann Nilsen, Julia Brannen and Suzan Lewis.

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Based on an innovative, cross-national EU study, it examines the ways in which working parents negotiate the transition to parenthood and attempt to find a 'work-life balance'. Using in-depth qualitative biographical data, the book offers a deep understanding of working parents' real lives by locating them within diverse national, workplace and family contexts.

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