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Part-Time Work

  • By: Deborah Cutler-Ortiz
  • In: Sociology of Work: An Encyclopedia
  • Edited by: Vicki Smith
  • Subject:Organizational Psychology, Sociology of Work (general), Organizational Theory

Part-time work, defined as less than 35 hours a week, creates an enigma. Because of competing demands, there are millions of workers who seek part-time work and cannot find it in a package that does not penalize them relative to full-time ...

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