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The baby boon : how family-friendly America cheats the childless

Verfasser/in: Elinor Burkett
Verlag: New York : Free Press, ©2000.
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""Equal Pay for Equal Work" is one of the foundations of modern American work life. But workers without children do not reap the same rewards as do their colleagues who are parents. Instead, as veteran journalist Elinor Burkett reveals, the past decade has seen the most massive redistribution of wealth since the War on Poverty - this time not from rich to poor but from nonparents, no matter how modest their means,  Weiterlesen…
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Dokumenttyp: Buch, Internet-Ressource
Alle Autoren: Elinor Burkett
ISBN: 0684863030 9780684863030 0743242645 9780743242646
OCLC-Nummer: 42603350
Beschreibung: 256 pages ; 25 cm
Inhalt: All Animals Are Equal --
pt. 1. America's New Family-Friendly Face: In the Workplace and in Public Policy. 1. Unequal Work for Unequal Pay. 2. Pregnant Payoffs --
pt. 2. For the Children? Hardly --
Pure Politics Are Driving This Train. 3. For the Sake of Which Children? 4. Family Frenzy. 5. The Maternal Mystique --
pt. 3. Balancing Act. 6. No Kidding. 7. When the Bough Breaks.
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It's time for boomers without kids to gun for the same rights as working parents, warns maverick journalist Burkett in a hard-hitting expose on how today's family-friendly policies unfairly burden  Weiterlesen…

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Michelangelo Signorile author of "Life Outside" and "Queer in America"Finally, someone's got the guts to point to the elephant in the room: that America discriminates, sometimes quite shamelessly, Weiterlesen…

 
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