London Metropolitan University Research Institutes

Perceived interference between work and family life and adherence to gender stereotypes

Author(s) Kouidri, H. M. & Roland-Lévy, C.  
Publisher London: CiCe  
Year 2011  
Editor P. Cunningham & N. Fretwell, Europe's Future: Citizenship in a Changing World  
Age group -  
This study is part of the implementation of a professional equality program between women and men for territorial agents of Rheims’ council (France). Therefore, the aims of this research was (1) to explore the meaning of the concept of professional success for these agents; and (2) to assess the perception of certain factors that may be constraining or enabling the career, namely the adherence to gender stereotypes (male-instrumental and feminine-relational), as well as the perception of interferences between work and family. Keywords: social representation; gender stereotypes; work and family life.

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