Like mother, like daughter? : how career women influence their daughters' ambition (Book, 2019) [WorldCat.org]
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Like mother, like daughter? : how career women influence their daughters' ambition

Author: Jill Armstrong
Publisher: Bristol, UK : Policy Press, 2019. ©2019.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Women are encouraged to believe that they can occupy top jobs in society by the example of other women thriving in their careers. Who better to be a role model for career success than your mother? Paradoxically, this book shows that having a mother as a role model, even for graduates of top universities, does not predict her daughter progressing in her own career. It finds that mothers with careers, whilst highly  Read more...
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Additional Physical Format: Print version :
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jill Armstrong
ISBN: 1447334108 9781447334101 9781447334088 1447334086
OCLC Number: 1102271957
Description: vii, 220 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: Mothers, daughters and careers Well-mothered daughters? A backlash against the way their mothers worked? Career choice: like mother, like daughter Quiet ambition Daughters' aspirations for working motherhoodWorking motherhood across generations Partners in parenting Making working motherhood work
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"Jill Armstrong's study about pairs of mothers and daughters shines light on the intimate and private relations between such women. It illustrates the quiet ambitions of both generations, in an Read more...

 
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