Work-Life Balance in Europe

The Role of Job Quality

  • Sonja Drobnič
  • Ana M. Guillén

Part of the Work and Welfare in Europe book series (RECOWE)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xv
  2. Introduction: Job Quality and Work- Life Balance

  3. Tensions in Balancing Work and Non-work Domains

  4. Institutional Contexts for Work- Life Balance

  5. Back Matter
    Pages 260-293

About this book


Examining the debate on quality of jobs in Europe, this book focuses on the work-life balance-a central element of the EU agenda. It addresses tensions between work and private life, examining job quality, job security, working conditions and time-use patterns of individuals and households as well as institutional contexts.


children European Union (EU) family policy Institution job security service

Editors and affiliations

  • Sonja Drobnič
    • 1
  • Ana M. Guillén
    • 2
  1. 1.University of HamburgGermany
  2. 2.University of OviedoSpain

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