Dual-Career Families

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  • Current Perspectives on Dual-Career Families

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    Perspectives on Dual-Career Families” In the essay entitled “Current Perspectives on Dual-Career Families” written by Lucia Albino Gilbert. It talks about how the children of dual-career families are effect and the gender roles are change in a dual-career family. In a dual-career family, both the mother and the father work full time jobs. In this case study it showed the children of dual-career families are the same in other school aged children that come from a “traditional” family setting. A traditional

  • Employers Must Recognize the Challenges of a Dual Career Family

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    Transition from Traditional Career Households to Dual Career Households has reflected immense roping between requirements of Work and Family. This struggle to juggle has intensified the Work Conflicts and requires spouses to be more understanding and participative in child/elder care centred activities. At the same time, it is pressing for Family Friendliness Employers. It is realized that a balance between work and family life can only be promised via an integration of FWTAs. An attempt is made

  • The Importance Of Job Satisfaction Among Employ Couples

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    personal traits, the family situation and other social factors have also an important bearing on job satisfaction of among employed couples Job satisfaction is the positive way of an individual towards all aspects work situations. Stress can be seen at greater extent among employed couple’s families. Since they have to work both at home and work station. This in turn has an adverse effect towards their health. The standard of living has improved in the employed couples families. Children’s are less

  • Advantages And Disadvantages Of A Dual Income Family

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    the dual household has become challenging and demanding with balancing responsibilities of careers and raising children that can be stressful and rewarding for parents financially, mentally, and psychologically. Over the past thirty years, men have been the main support financially in the families while the women raised the children, but with increased opportunities available to women in the work force, it has changed the lifestyles of families causing advantages and disadvantages to a dual household

  • Productivity of the Dual Earner Family

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    Productivity of the Dual Earner Family As we enter the 21st century with all its challenges and opportunities, the idea of the traditional family has changed. Now, the dual-earner family, with husband and wife each maintaining separate careers and contributing to the financial success of the household, has become commonplace. The economic commitments and expectations of today's world often require two incomes to meet the overall expenses of the family. The biggest questions are often, "How

  • Dual-Career Marriages

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    The decision of married women to diligently pursue a career comparable to their husbands has redefined traditional spousal roles forever. Dual-career couples are increasing in number constantly, as more and more women decide that they want to accomplish ambitions they have created for themselves before, if not instead of, living out the traditional woman's role of wife and mother. These marriages pose an amazing challenge to gender role customs, with dramatically different priorities and means of

  • Dual Citizenship In Canada

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    Dual Citizenship in Canada Karen and Ross have been married for six years. During these years, each has had to make decisions concerning their careers to accommodate each other. Two companies have now confronted Ross with a career opportunity, those being California Energy Systems and Petrolia Oil. He must decide by September 28 what opportunity to act upon, taking into account the effects it will have on his career, Karen's career, and their marriage. Situational Analysis Both individuals come

  • Divorce Theory Essay

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    attributed to the incline in divorce rates. Divorce rates have spiked during the past few decades and no on really knows why, but several theories have been formed in an attempt to explain this recent phenomena. Feminist theory, Individualism, and dual income theories will be discussed and analyzed to determine if they apply to the recent rise in divorce rates in North America. These theories do not act alone, that is, a not one of the above theories can be labeled as a definite cause of divorce

  • The Impact of Dual Income Families on the Economy

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    The Impact of Dual Income Families on the Economy An important impact of the current economic conditions upon today's American family is that of the dual-income family. Currently many families, my own included, need both partners to provide economic support in order secure quality housing, childcare and living conditions. I intend to examine the conditions that create the need for two income families, the effects, good and bad upon the children of such families, and compare the overall quality

  • Advantages Of Unemployment In Education

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    Dual enrollment classes are about $50 for each class taken. This is an easyway for students to save money on tuition. Early college students are given the opportunity toobtain their associates for little or no cost within the four years of high school. This saves eachstudent about two years’ worth of tuition. In an Early college students also save on textbooks,national tests, and of course their time. Dual enrollment is a great way to save money when itcomes