Reimagining Care/Work Policies

Mareike Bünning is Senior Researcher at the German Center of Gerontology. Her research focuses on inequalities in the division of paid and care work and its consequences for the careers, family lives and well-being of caregivers. She is particularly interested in how work-family policies at the national and workplace level shape these relationships. Her dissertation titled “Parental leave for fathers – Consequences for men’s work and family lives” received the “Best Dissertation of the Year”-Award from the European Consortium for Sociological Research.