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Mary Curlew

Entries by Mary Curlew

Work and Family, Culture and Policy: What Works

(0) Comments | Posted September 22, 2011 | 2:37 PM

A year ago I contributed to The Huffington Post's 2010 National Work and Family Month blogfest with a piece called "The Top Five Issues Affecting Working Families Today."

I see now that I left out one very important and overarching issue affecting the work and family field: culture.

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The Top Five Issues Affecting Working Families Today

(2) Comments | Posted October 25, 2010 | 6:11 AM

My job includes searching through my Google Reader and peer reviewed journal alerts for content to add to the website of the Sloan Work and Family Research Network. In doing so, I feel a bit like I'm holding back the floodgates. Research and news sources are inundated with...

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Health Care Coverage For Spouses: Benefit Or Bias?

(0) Comments | Posted December 15, 2009 | 11:45 AM

Recently, I've been thinking a lot about what constitutes a family. Maybe I'm feeling that annual holiday anxiety about traveling to see my own clan. It may be that many families I know seem to be changing--some shrinking as a result of death, divorce, or alienation; others expanding to welcome...

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