Learning Objectives

10.1 Understand key historic and contemporary economic trends in the lives of families.

10.2 Describe some of the unique experiences women face in the workplace.

10.3 Discuss some key challenges marginalized people, such as African Americans and gay Americans, face at work.

10.4 List some of the ways families can balance work and family pressures.

10.5 Explain how work and family pressures differ for people from lower versus higher resourced communities.