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The Price of Motherhood

Why the Most Important Job in the World Is Still the Least Valued

The Price of Motherhood( )
Author: Crittenden, Ann
ISBN:978-0-8050-6619-7
Publication Date:Jan 2002
Publisher:Henry Holt & Company
Imprint:Owl Books
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $17.00
Book Description:

In the pathbreaking tradition of Backlash and The Second Shift, this provocative book shows how mothers are systematically disadvantaged and made dependent by a society that exploits those who perform its most critical work. Drawing on hundreds of interviews and the most current research in economics, history, child development, and law, Ann Crittenden proves that although women have been liberated, mothers have not.The costs of motherhood are everywhere apparent....
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Book Details
Pages:336
Detailed Subjects: Family & Relationships / Parenting / Motherhood
Social Science / Women's Studies
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5.52 x 8.24 x 0.93 Inches
Book Weight:0.66 Pounds
Author Biography
Crittenden, Ann (Author)
Ann Crittenden is the author of Killing Sacred Cows: Bold Ideas for a New Economy. A former reporter for the New York Times and a Pulitzer Prize nominee, she has also been a financial writer for Newsweek, a visiting lecturer at M.I.T. and Yale, and an economics commentator for CBS News. Her articles have appeared in Fortune, The Nation, Foreign Affairs, McCall's, and Working Woman, among others. She lives with her husband and son in Washington, D.C.

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