Family Policy, Perceived Stress and Work-Family Conflict. A Comparative Analysis of Women in 20 Welfare States

Publication year: 2010

Ingrid Esser and Tommy Ferrarini

Individual- and country-level factors are brought together in simultaneous analyses of their relationships with perceived stress and work-family conflict for women. The hypotheses predicting higher stress and role conflicts in countries where family policy design offers extensive support to dual-earner families does not find support in the findings, that instead indicate that it counterbalance stress emanating from multiple roles.

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Publication year: 2010

Ingrid Esser and Tommy Ferrarini

Individual- and country-level factors are brought together in simultaneous analyses of their relationships with perceived stress and work-family conflict for women. The hypotheses predicting higher stress and role conflicts in countries where family policy design offers extensive support to dual-earner families does not find support in the findings, that instead indicate that it counterbalance stress emanating from multiple roles.

Download Working Paper 2010 no.4