Prof. Tanja van der Lippe
Tanja van der Lippe is Professor of Sociology of Households and Employment Relations at the Department of Sociology and Research School ICS of Utrecht University, the Netherlands. head of the Department of Sociology and research director ICS Utrecht. Her research interests are in the area of work-family linkages in Dutch and other societies, for which she received a number of large scale grants from Dutch and European Science Foundation. She has published extensively on the division of labour between spouses, time use and time pressure in a comparative way, and labour market positions of men and women in Western and Eastern European countries. Her publications include Women’s Employment in a Comparative Perspective (with Liset van Dijk and Aldine de Gruyter, 2001), Competing Claims in Work and Family Life (with Pascale Peters, Edward Elgar, 2007), and Quality of Life and Work in Europe (Palgrave, 2011).