Science Journal of Economics Volume 2014 (2014), June 2014

Author(s) 2014. This work is distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License.

Research Article


Work and Family in the XXI Century

Author: Patricia Rosa Reyes Roman,Juan Gonzalez Gabino Becerril,Andres Eduardo Sandoval Forero

Universidad Autónoma del Estado de México

Accepted 28 April, 2014, 2014; Available Online 19 June 2014

DOI: 10.7237/sje/245


The recognition that the insertion employment of people is strongly influenced by the characteristics of the familiar unit, of which they form part, reinforces the interest of this study to achieve an analysis of the family job in small establishments as way to advance the discussion of the special features of the link work - family in specific areas of the labour activity. Based on the existence of a relationship between the work and family environment, the document proposed to deepen in the various ways in which the job participation occurs in the family members in the small Mexican establishments, seeking to know the participation characteristics and analyse the relationship between the familiar unit and economic unit.

Keyword:work, family, small establishments, Mexico