Ценностно-нормативные «расписания» человеческой жизни: представления жителей разных стран о том, когда девушка становится взрослой
The aim of this article is to analyze strategies of combining motherhood and employment. For this purpose the notion of work-family balance will be conceptualized. The author suggests that strategies of mixed professional and family duties is being constructed at the level of household and depends on available personal and family resources as well as individual choices of working adults. Because contemporary Russian family policy does not provide institutional supports for working parents to combine motherhood and employment. Working mothers are in search of family-work balance, because child care is the main women responsibilities. Motherhood is still a crucial part of life project for Russian women.
This article presents how motherhood constituted and recognized in the individual experience of teenage mothers.
The aim of the article is to outline theoretical directions of maternity analysis on the base of reflexive modernization, discourse, biopower, management and class, and to offer the aspects of their use when studying maternity in Russia. The questions discussed are about how maternity is produced discursively, what the base for modern Western and Russian normative construct of maternity is, being broadcast in Mass Media. Sociological approaches towards maternity class aspects analysis connected with the idea that knowledge and the ways of its consumption and use are distributed unequally in the social space, and with the fact that symbolic practices (including maternity) representations of different classes have different moral evaluations. In the article the potential of analytical approaches usage for maternity study in Russia is discussed.