Open Access Graduate Research Paper
The term "dual-career• life style, coined by Rapoport & Rapoport, is defined as a life style in which both heads of household pursue a career while still maintaining a family life together with at least one child (Goldenberg & Goldenberg, 1984). The term •career• usually refers to a job a person is committed to and requires commitment in terms of time and energy in acquired training. In a career, the person is "highly salient• and wants to develop and pursue a career by advancing in pay, position, power, and responsibility (Parker, Peltier, Willeat, 1981).
Year of Submission
Master of Arts
Department of Educational Administration and Counseling
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©1985 James Patrick Aspinall
Aspinall, James Patrick, "The advantages and disadvantages of the dual-career life style and suggested therapeutic coping strategies" (1985). Graduate Research Papers. 2016.