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The ANNALS: Our Bimonthly Journal of Research

Attitudes about Work: How They are Formed and Why They Matter

Guest Editors: Gerbert Kraaykamp, Zeynep Cemalcilar, and Jale Tosun

Vol. 682, March 2019

Work and work experiences rank highly among human values. Work provides structure, supplies financial opportunities, and shapes both career aspirations and personal satisfaction. Attitudes toward work, moreover, influence society’s welfare and operations…

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Featured Fellow

Andrew Cherlin

2011 Ernest Burgess Fellow

Andrew Cherlin is the Benjamin H. Griswold III Professor of Sociology at Johns Hopkins University. His research focuses on changes in American family life. Specifically, he studies trends in marriage and divorce, the effects of divorce on children, intergenerational relationships, family policy, and welfare policy. In 1999, Cherlin was President of the Population Association of America, a nonprofit organization promoting research on and improvement of issues related to the human population.

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