Women: Agents of Change?

  • Nuria Chinchilla
  • Consuelo León


Having gone through the history of women and the situation of family support in different countries, in this chapter and the following we will fully enter into the contradictions and paradoxes in women as agents of change, and the tensions existing between work and family.


Professional Life Maternity Leave Management Style Woman Manager Service Company 
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  • Consuelo León

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