Introduction: Working Time, Family and Wellbeing

Part of the SpringerBriefs in Well-Being and Quality of Life Research book series (BRIEFSWELLBEING)


Time is fundamental to the orchestration and synchronisation of the social life of families, communities and societies. Working time has various dimensions that are important for individuals as well as for families, each of the dimensions hold potential outcomes for health and welfare at an individual and family level. Yet not all workers are faced by these challenges equally. Importantly, differences occur based on gender and socio-economic position, which are examined throughout the chapters of this book.


Family Well-being Working time 


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  1. 1.Department of Social Sciences and PhilosophyUniversity of JyväskyläJyväskyläFinland

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