Engineers’ Parenting: The Relationship of Engineers towards Parenthood



Yves Jeanrenaud. Engineers’ Parenting: The Relationship of Engineers towards Parenthood. Springer, 2015. The engineer profession is suspected to be traditional especially with regards to the attribution of gender roles concerning career, family and parenthood. Based upon current research and by means of biographical interviews with engineers of both genders, this book investigates the processes of the constructing parenthood. Thereunto these are retraced and explicated against the background of the specific professional culture and the professional habitus of the engineering sciences.