A Mother's Work: How Feminism, the Market, and Policy Shape Family Life by Neil Gilbert
Yale University Press; 1 edition | April 28, 2008 | English | ISBN: 0300119674 | 240 pages | PDF | 1 MB
The question of how best to combine work and family life has led to lively debates in recent years. Both a lifestyle and a policy issue, it has been addressed psychologically, socially, and economically, and conclusions have been hotly contested. But as Neil Gilbert shows in this penetrating and provocative book, we haven’t looked closely enough at how and why these questions are framed, or who benefits from the proposed answers.