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Women who opt out : the debate over working mothers and work-family balance / edited by Bernie D. Jones
Alternate Title Debate over working mothers and work-family balance
New York : New York University Press, c2012
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 3rd Floor  HQ759.48 .W65 2012    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Working mothers -- United States
Wages -- Working mothers -- United States
Sex discrimination in employment -- United States
Women's rights -- United States
Feminism -- United States -- History
Physical Description xii, 199 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents Introduction: women, work and motherhood in American history / Bernie D. Jones -- The rhetoric and reality of "opting out": toward a better understanding of professional women's decisions to head home / Pamela Stone and Lisa Ackerly Hernandez -- The real "opt-out revolution" and a new model of flexible careers / Kerstin Aumann and Ellen Galinsky -- "Opting in" to full labor force participation in hourly jobs / Susan J. Lambert -- The challenges to and consequences of "opting out" for low-wage, new mothers / Maureen Perry-Jenkins -- The future of family caregiving: the value of work-family strategies that benefit both care consumers and paid care workers / Peggie R. Smith -- Care work and women's employment: a comparative perspective / Joya Misra -- The opt out revolution revisited / Joan C. Williams and Jamie Dolkas
Alternate Author Jones, Bernie D

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