The journal "" ( was founded in 2016 in the Department of Sociology, Social Policy, and Social Work of the University of Fribourg (Switzerland) and has its editorial offices there. It appears online twice yearly and includes contributions in German, English, French, or Italian. "" is a scholarly journal concerned with all areas of social policy and the welfare state. It strives to be a go-between linking academia and practice. Thus it is aimed at both scholars and all those actively practicing in the area. The journal should facilitate academic discourse about developments and concepts in social policy – in the widest sense of that term – in Switzerland, in other countries, and in international comparison. The journal publishes quantitative, qualitative, and comparative research on social policy, as well as theoretical pieces. In addition to academic articles, the journal can also publish shorter pieces (reviews of significant books and brief research notes). To achieve a high quality in the articles, all submissions will be put through a peer review process.
Université de Fribourg

Vorzüge und Schattenseiten der Flexibilität der Dauer der Arbeitszeiten : Eine Untersuchung in sieben österreichischen Branchen

Stadler, Bettina

In:, 2018, vol. 2, no. 2, p. Article: 2.3

In this study, we assign different forms of work hours arrangements to predominantly employee and employer-driven flexibilization and examine the effects of this flexible work hours arrangement on paid and unpaid overtime. Furthermore, we examine the circumstances under which employees report positive vs. negative effects of flexible work hours arrangements. The basis for the analysis is a survey...

Université de Fribourg

Editorial : Vielfalt der Arbeitszeiten

Arlinghaus, Anna ; Gärtner, Johanna ; Rabstein, Sylvia ; Schief, Sebastian ; Vetter, Céline

In:, 2016, vol. 2, no. 2, p. Artikel: 2.1

Editorial zum Schwerpunktheft "Vielfalt der Arbeitszeiten"