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 Stephen Sweet, associate professor of sociology
Sweet guest blogged for the Work and Family Blog about his experience at the conference on Community, Work and Family IV. He related a few tidbits of how different societies treat workers and families regarding vacation and family leave, pointing out that in Nordic countries fathers as well as mothers are granted...

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Stephen Sweet, associate professor of sociology
In light of a national effort to eradicate hazing from college life, Inside Higher Ed asked Stephen Sweet about the prevalence of hazing. He says that students often crave a sense of belonging when they enter college, so they seek out organizations with strongly articulated traditions, identities, and clearly defined...

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Stephen Sweet, associate professor of sociology
Long work hours can weaken even the strongest couples, reports the Glass Hammer, an online community for women executives. Yet one partner losing their job adds even more pressure. “Men and women in dual-earner families especially are facing challenges in managing the day-to-day realities of their lives in a highly...

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Stephen Sweet, associate professor of sociology
"If you've got a generation of workers that know how to produce or create certain types of products, and they move out en masse, that can leave skill and knowledge deficits that employers should really pay attention to."

Publication: Wall Street Journal Radio Network

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