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Young Marisa, Associate Professor

Biography

Research Interests:

Sociology of Mental Health, Work-Family Interface, Quantitative Methods, Sociology of Work and Occupations, Social Psychology, Sociology of Family, Sociology of Urban Health

Research Grants:

2017-2021. Early Researcher Award from the Ministry of Ontario-Research and Innovation and Science. “Family-Friendly Community Resources for Better Balance”,  Principal Investigator, $150,000.

2017-2019. Social Science and Humanities Research Council: Insight Development Grant. “Family Friendly Community Resources for Better Balance.” , Principal Investigator, $58,391.

2017-2018. Canadian Institutes for Health Research Planning Grant: Institutes for Population and Public Health. “Family-Friendly Community Resources for Balance, Health, and Well-Being.” Principal Investigator, (Drs. Jim Dunn, Scott Schieman, Collaborators), $13,926.

2014-2016 McMaster University Arts Research Board Grant. "Work-Family Conflict in Context: The Importance of Neighbourhood of Residence." Principal Investigator, $6,962.

2014-2019 Social Science and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC). "The Intergenerational Transmission of Gender Egalitarian Family Environments: A Follow Up Study," (Co-Investigator: Dr. Blair Wheaton, PI), $242,697.

2014/18 Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR). "Demands and Resources in Work and Family Life and their Implications for Stress and Health among Canadians: Waves 3-5," (Co-Investigator: Dr. Scott Schieman, PI), $856,175.

2010/14   Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR). "Demands and Resources in Work and Family Life and their Implications for Stress and Health among Canadians," (Co-Investigator: Dr. Scott Schieman, PI), $800,240.

2012/14    Social Science and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) Insight Development Grant. "Profiling Residential Life Histories Using Historical Census Data" (Co-Investigator: Dr. Blair Wheaton, PI), $54,695.

2008/12   Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) & Social Science and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) "Investigating Neighbourhood Effects on Mental Health" (Collaborator, Dr. Blair Wheaton; Dr. Patricia O'Campo, Co-PI's), $1,380,000.

Research

Selected Publications:

CONTRIBUTIONS TO BOOKS

Young, Marisa. 2016. “Gender Inequality”, in New Society, 8th edition. Edited by Robert Brym. Nelson (Chapter 8).

Young, Marisa. 2015. "Family and Work."  International Encyclopedia of the Social & Behavioral Sciences, edited by James D. Wright. 2nd edition, Vol 8 (pp. 758–765). Oxford: Elsevier.

Wheaton, Blair, Marisa Young, Shirin Montazer and Catherine Stuart. 2012. “Social Stress in the 21st Century.” Pp. 299-323 in Carol Aneshensel, Jo Phelan, Alex Bierman (eds.), Handbook of the Sociology of Mental Health. New York, New York: Springer.

JOURNAL ARTICLES

Young, Marisa and Shirin Montazer. 2018. “Neighborhood Effects on Immigrants’ Experiences of Work-Family Conflict and Psychological Distress.” Society & Mental Health, 8(1), 25-49.

Young, Marisa and Scott Schieman. 2018. “Scaling Back and Finding Flexibility: Gender Differences in Parents’ Strategies to Manage Work-Family Conflict” Journal of Marriage and Family, 80, 99-118.

Glavin, Paul and Marisa Young (equal authorship). 2017. “Insecure People in Insecure Places: The Influence of Regional Unemployment on Workers’ Reactions to Perceived Job Insecurity.” Journal of Health & Social Behavior, 58(2), 232-251.

Montazer, Shirin and Marisa Young. 2017. “Level of Economic Development of the Country of Origin and Work-to-Family Conflict after Migration to Canada.” Social Science Research, 63, 263-276.

Young, Marisa, Jean Wallace and Alicia Polachek. 2015 “Gender Differences in Perceived Domestic Equity: A Study of Professionals.” Journal of Family Issues, 36(13), 1751-1781, winner of the 2016 Reuben Hill Award for contribution to family research.

Young, Marisa. 2015. “Work-Family Conflict in Context: The Impact of Structural and Perceived Neighborhood Disadvantage on Work-Family Conflict.” Social Science Research, 50, 311-327.

Schieman, Scott and Marisa Young. 2015. “Multitasking and its Association with Work-Family Conflict: Demands, Resources, and Flexible Arrangements as Contingencies.”  Social Indicators Research, 120:741-767.

Young, Marisa, Scott Schieman, and Melissa Milkie. 2014. “Spouse’s Work-to-Family Conflict, Family Stressors, and Mental Health among Dual-Earner Mothers and Fathers.” Society & Mental Health, 4(1): 1-20, lead article.

Young, Marisa and Blair Wheaton. 2013 “The Impact of Neighborhood Social Composition on Work-Family Conflict and Distress.” Journal of Health and Social Behavior, 54(4): 481-497, nominated for the 2014 Rosabeth Kanter Award.

Schieman, Scott and Marisa Young. 2013. “Are Communications about Work Outside Regular Working Hours Associated with Work-to-Family Conflict, Psychological Distress and Sleep Problems?” Work & Stress, 27(3): 244-261.

Young, Marisa and Scott Schieman. 2012. “When Hard Times Take a Toll: The Distressing Consequences of Economic Hardship and Life Events Within the Family-Work Interface.” Journal of Health and Social Behavior, 53(1): 84-98.

Schieman, Scott and Marisa Young. 2011. “Economic Hardship and Family-to-Work Conflict: Gender and Work Conditions as Contingencies.” Journal of Family and Economic Issues, 32(1): 46-61, nominated for the 2012 Rosabeth Kanter Award.

Young, Marisa. 2010. “Gender Differences in Precarious Work.” Relations Industrielles/Industrial Relations, 65(1): 74-97.          

Schieman, Scott and Marisa Young. 2010. “Is there a Downside to Schedule Control for the Work-Family Interface?” Journal of Family Issues, 31(10): 1391-1414.

Schieman, Scott and Marisa Young. 2010. “The Demands of Creative Work: Implications for the Stress in the Work-Family Interface.” Social Science Research, 39(2): 246-259.

Wallace, Jean and Marisa Young. 2010. “Work Hard, Play Hard: A Comparison of Men and Women’s Time in Paid and Unpaid Work and Participation in Leisure Activities.” Canadian Review of Sociology, 47(1): 27-47.

Young, Marisa and Jean Wallace. 2009. “Family Responsibilities, Productivity, and Earnings: A Study of Gender Differences among Canadian Lawyers.” Journal of Family and Economic Issues, 30: 305-319.

Wallace, Jean and Marisa Young. 2008. “Parenthood and Productivity: A Study of Demands, Resources, and Family-Friendly Firms.” Journal of Vocational Behavior, 72: 110-122.

Cove, Leslie and Marisa Young. 2007. “Coaching and Athletic Career Investments: Using Organisational Theories to Explore Women’s Boxing.” Annals of Leisure Research, 10: 257-271.