publication . Other literature type . Article . 2011

The dual impact of gender and the influence of timing of parenthood on men’s and women’s career development: Longitudinal findings

Andrea E. Abele; Daniel Spurk;
  • Published: 12 May 2011
  • Publisher: SAGE Publications
  • Country: Germany
Abstract
This study investigated the impact of gender, the gender-related self-concept (agency and communion), and the timing of parenthood on objective career success of 1,015 highly educated professionals. Hypotheses derived from a dual-impact model of gender and career-related processes were tested in a 5-wave longitudinal study over a time span of 10 years starting with participants’ career entry. In line with our hypotheses we found that the communal component of the gender self-concept had an impact on parenthood, and the agentic component influenced work hours and objective career success (salary, status) of both women and men. Parenthood had a negative direct inf...
Subjects
Medical Subject Headings: educationhumanities
free text keywords: -, Philosophische Fakultät und Fachbereich Theologie -ohne weitere Spezifikation-, ddc:150, Developmental and Educational Psychology, Salary, Career development, Longitudinal study, Psychology, Self-concept, Developmental psychology, Social psychology, Social status, Work hours
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publication . Other literature type . Article . 2011

The dual impact of gender and the influence of timing of parenthood on men’s and women’s career development: Longitudinal findings

Andrea E. Abele; Daniel Spurk;