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Working caregivers ‘living under pressure’ in France


The debate in France on the balance between family and professional life is developing in a relatively paradoxical context. With one of the highest fertility rates in Europe (two children per woman in 2010, 2011 and 2012) and with nearly 60 per cent of women between the ages of 15 and 64 working (for the most part full-time), childcare services and nursery schools offer a wide range of care solutions. Nonetheless, stress levels among parents remain high, especially in comparison with other European countries, as shown by Crompton in 2006. (Intro.)
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hal-02519170 , version 1 (25-03-2020)



Blanche Le Bihan, Claude Martin, Arnaud Campéon. Working caregivers ‘living under pressure’ in France. Work and Care under Pressure. Care Arrangements across Europe, Amsterdam University Press, pp.101-124, 2013, 9789089645425. ⟨10.2307/j.ctt6wp708.7⟩. ⟨hal-02519170⟩
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