Chapter 3. Work–Family Policies and the Avoidance of Bias Against Caregiving

  1. Amy Marcus-Newhall3,
  2. Diane F. Halpern4 and
  3. Sherylle J. Tan4
  1. Robert Drago1,2,
  2. Carol Colbeck1,2,
  3. Carol Hollenshead1,2 and
  4. Beth Sullivan1,2

Published Online: 2 MAR 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444305272.ch3

The Changing Realities of Work and Family: A Multidisciplinary Approach

The Changing Realities of Work and Family: A Multidisciplinary Approach

How to Cite

Drago, R., Colbeck, C., Hollenshead, C. and Sullivan, B. (2008) Work–Family Policies and the Avoidance of Bias Against Caregiving, in The Changing Realities of Work and Family: A Multidisciplinary Approach (eds A. Marcus-Newhall, D. F. Halpern and S. J. Tan), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444305272.ch3

Editor Information

  1. 3

    Scripps College, USA

  2. 4

    Berger Institute for Work, Family, and Children, Claremont McKenna College, USA

Author Information

  1. 1

    Pennsylvania State University, USA

  2. 2

    University of Michigan, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 2 MAR 2009
  2. Published Print: 1 AUG 2008

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405163453

Online ISBN: 9781444305272

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Keywords:

  • work–family policies and caregiving bias avoidance;
  • “bias avoidance” behaviors among academic;
  • work–family policies associated with reduced levels of bias avoidance behaviors;
  • work–family policies and employee behavior;
  • bias avoidance and gender and bias avoidance (BA) strategies;
  • BA behaviors - productive and unproductive;
  • Faculty Work–Family Policy Study and University of Michigan's Center for the Education of Women (CEW);
  • academic workplace changes and BA behavior elimination and gender equity

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Theory and Hypotheses

  • Method

  • Results

  • Discussion

  • References