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Unformatted text preview: Sociology of the Life Course Prof Kristen Schultz Lee 11-10-11 Overview o How do women manage the conflict arising from the timing of career and family building? Career trajectories: What is the traditional definition of a career and how might this be changing? Stable versus unstable How linked lives and socio-historical context shape career trajectories How could an unstable career path be an example of agency within constraints? Strategies for managing work-family conflict: Timing Work and Childbearing o NPR segment: For Prospective Moms, Biology and Culture Clash The Rhetoric and Reality of Opting Out Career Clocks o What is the traditional definition of a career? Full time employment with few job changes among organizations Increasing career status over time o This pattern represents a decreasing proportion of workers Expectations about the Conventional Career Trajectory Williams and Han (2003) o Half of the respondents had careers characterized by stability...
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