The double postponement: men and women coping with childbearing intentions in their late 30s and early 40s
María José González, Professora Associada no Departamento de Ciências Políticas e Sociais da Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona. Foi investigadora visitante no El Colegio de la Frontera Norte (Tijuana, Mexico), Center for U.S.-Mexican Studies (UCSD, USA) e London School of Economics and Political Science. Autora da tese de doutoramento «Occupational career and family formation in Spain» (European University Institute). Os seus principais interesses de investigação e participações em projectos científicos inserem-se nas temáticas dos papéis de género, percurso de constituição das famílias, pobreza e cuidados às crianças.
Maria José González is associate professor in the Department of Political and Social Sciences at Pompeu Fabra University, in Barcelona. She is currently involved in several national and international research projects on gender roles in the course of family formation, poverty and childcare. She is also a member of the Spanish team of TransParent network, a cross-national cooperation between national experts on gender relations and division of labour of different European countries, namely: Spain, Italy, Poland, Czech Republic, Sweden and Germany. This research network seek to explore how different institutional and cultural settings affect and frame couple’s decision processes about the division of work as they become first-time parents, what consequences these decisions have for their subsequent careers, and how these processes and outcomes differ across countries and welfare regimes. Her presentation will focus on the results of the Spanish country study.