Glass ceilings and 100-hour couples : what the opt-out phenomenon can teach us about work and family (Book, 2010) [WorldCat.org]
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Glass ceilings and 100-hour couples : what the opt-out phenomenon can teach us about work and family

Author: Karine S Moe; Dianna J Shandy
Publisher: Athens, Ga. : University of Georgia Press, 2010
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Examines the many pressures that influence a woman's decision to resign, reduce, or reorient her career. This book states that women who have downsized their careers stress the value of social  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Karine S Moe; Dianna J Shandy
ISBN: 9780820331546 0820331546 9780820334042 0820334049
OCLC Number: 768088157
Notes: Numbers too big to ignore. Why opting out is an everywoman issue. The 100-hour couple. Glass ceilings and maternal walls. Second shift redux. Child care dilemmas. Mama time. The hectic household. The professionalization of at-home motherhood. Financial costs. Negotiating without a paycheck. Reigniting the career. Creative strategies for making work "work". Coming of age in America
Description: xiv, 215 s
Contents: Numbers too big to ignore --
Why opting out is an everywoman issue --
The 100-hour couple --
Glass ceilings and maternal walls --
Second shift redux --
Child care dilemmas --
Mama time --
The hectic household --
The professionalization of at-home motherhood --
Financial costs --
Negotiating without a paycheck --
Reigniting the career --
Creative strategies for making work "work". Coming of age in America.
Responsibility: Karine Moe and Dianna Shandy

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