Opting Out?: Why Women Really Quit Careers and Head Home / Edition 1

Opting Out?: Why Women Really Quit Careers and Head Home / Edition 1

by Pamela Stone
     
 


About the Author:
Pamela Stone is Professor of Sociology at Hunter College and The Graduate Center, City University of New York See more details below

Overview


About the Author:
Pamela Stone is Professor of Sociology at Hunter College and The Graduate Center, City University of New York

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780520256576
Publisher:
University of California Press
Publication date:
06/02/2008
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
310
Sales rank:
409,356
Product dimensions:
5.80(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents


List of Illustrations     xi
Acknowledgments     xiii
Introduction     1
The Dream Team     21
Family Matters     40
Home Alone     60
Gilded Cages     80
The Choice Gap     105
Half-Full, Half-Empty     132
Mothers of Re-Invention     155
Cocooning: The Drift to Domesticity     181
Dreams and Visions: Getting There     207
Study Methodology     239
Notes     257
References     277
Index     287

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