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A uterus is a feature, not a bug : the working woman's guide to overthrowing the patriarchy

Author: Sarah Lacy
Publisher: New York, NY : Harper Business, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, [2017] ©2017
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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Seeks to reverse negative stereotypes about how female employees with families are weak, emotional, or distracted, counseling women to rethink their identities after giving birth while arguing in favor of fairer wages, equal opportunities, and more flexible maternity leave.
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Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sarah Lacy
ISBN: 9780062641816 0062641816
OCLC Number: 1011348162
Description: x, 306 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Prologue --
Introduction: Lies --
Your uterus is not a ticking time bomb --
Benevolent sexism and you --
"Everyone loves the angry bitch" --
"I just don't know how you do it!" --
Not all moms have the luxury to build a company, but all moms have the skills --
If you don't hire more women after reading this chapter, you're just sexist --
You wanna be the hammer or the nail? --
The tyranny of the pattern --
"We need a Sheryl" --
"Are you having fun?" --
Wings, talons, fangs --
From subject to sovereign --
The single-mom penalty and the single-mom bonus --
You don't fuck with the women of Iceland --
The last place you're expecting to see female empowerment --
Back, head, lungs --
November 8, 2016 --
Epilogue.
Responsibility: Sarah Lacy.

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A rallying cry for working mothers everywhere that demolishes the "distracted, emotional, weak" stereotype and definitively shows that these professionals are more focused, decisive, and stronger  Read more...

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"A passionate polemic about the almost invisible role the patriarchy plays in controlling women's lives." -- San Francisco magazine "Finally, a working mom book with attitude. The book is an Read more...

 
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