Work-Family Reconciliation in Global Contexts
Thus, concurrently, globalization has led to multiple ideological and economic constructs and models being available to individuals. Social policies have not kept up with these ideological and economic transformations. In general, most social and economic policies that focus on these issues specifically address keeping women in the labor force while discounting their roles in families. This paper will address the discourses on families, gender, and work environments and will provide some policy examples from Western and non-Western contexts.