Family Leave Policy: The Political Economy of Work and Family in America

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Written in an accessible, case study format, this groundbreaking work explores the formulation, implementation, and evaluation of family leave policy in the United States, from its beginnings at the state level in the early 1980s, through the adoption of the federal Family and Medical Leave Act of 1993, and beyond to the present day. With a political economy perspective, the book identifies the major economic and social forces affecting both the family and the workplace. And drawing on original primary research, it examines ...

Family Leave Policy: The Political Economy of Work and Family in America 2001, M.E. Sharpe

ISBN-13: 9780765604972

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