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What Work? What Life? What Balance? Critical Reflections on the Work-Life Balance Debate. Employee Relations, Volume 29, Issue 4 Doris Ruth Eikhof

What Work? What Life? What Balance? Critical Reflections on the Work-Life Balance Debate. Employee Relations, Volume 29, Issue 4

Doris Ruth Eikhof

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ISBN : 9781281078773
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111 pages
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The articulation of work and life, cast as work-life balance, has become a key feature of much current government, practitioner and academic debate. The main message of this debate is the need for good work-life balance. However, the debate andMoreThe articulation of work and life, cast as work-life balance, has become a key feature of much current government, practitioner and academic debate. The main message of this debate is the need for good work-life balance. However, the debate and subsequent policy are too often based on assumptions about work and life derived from blunt readings of empirical data or misconceptions about employee attitudes to work and life. What is required therefore is analysis that explores the back-story to work-life balance debate as well as the operation of work-life balance policies. Compiling critical reflections on many aspects of the work-life balance