Work and Family: Can They be Reconciled?

  • Nuria Chinchilla
  • Consuelo León


Family life helps us to be happy, but the concept of success is still related to something external and visible. This is why we continue to talk about ‘careers’ instead of ‘professional trajectories’ or ‘life trajectories’, a concept that views life as a whole where people are developed in different areas.


Family Life Family Conflict Professional Life Private Life Maternity Leave 
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  • Consuelo León

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