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Mothers on the fast track : how a new generation can balance family and careers

Author: Mary Ann Mason; Eve Mason Ekman
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2007.
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In the past few decades the number of women entering graduate and professional schools has been going up and up, while the number of women reaching the top rung of the corporate and academic worlds has remained relatively stagnant. Why are so many women falling off the fast track?. In this timely book, Mary Ann Mason traces the career paths of the first generation of ambitious women who started careers in academia,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Case studies
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Mason, Mary Ann.
Mothers on the fast track.
Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2007
(DLC) 2006100026
(OCoLC)76937363
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Mary Ann Mason; Eve Mason Ekman
ISBN: 9780198040279 019804027X 0195182677 9780195182675 9781435617780 1435617789
OCLC Number: 191023681
Description: 1 online resource (xvii, 149 p.) : ill.
Contents: Introduction: Do babies matter? Mothers on the fast track --
The "mother problem": up, out, or sidelined? --
The student years : eighteen to thirty-two --
The make-or-break years: thirty to forty --
Mothers' choices: staying the course, opting out, or dropping down --
The second tier --
Beyond the glass ceiling: forty to sixty-five and beyond --
Second chances for mothers on the fast track.
Responsibility: Mary Ann Mason, Eve Mason Ekman.
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Along with her daughter, Mason has written a guide for young women who are facing the tough decision of when--and if--to start a family. The result is a roadmap of new choices for women facing the  Read more...

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Lots of excellent advice for women facing different career stages. BusinessWeek Mason and Ekman's book is an interesting look at the real challenges that mothers face in balancing work and family in Read more...

 
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