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Working Women Don't Have Wives: Professional Success in the 1990s
     

Working Women Don't Have Wives: Professional Success in the 1990s

by Terri Apter
 

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Terri Apter examines the pressure on working women as they try to balance marriage and childcare with the growing demands of the workplace. Analyzing the results of more than 100 interviews with working women, Apter shows how the myth of the "superwoman" masks the problems that real women must face.

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Terri Apter examines the pressure on working women as they try to balance marriage and childcare with the growing demands of the workplace. Analyzing the results of more than 100 interviews with working women, Apter shows how the myth of the "superwoman" masks the problems that real women must face.

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"She touches a resonant chord...The value of this book lies in Ms. Apter's humane posture-her emphatic approach to the real problems of caring for children." —The New York Times Book Review

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ISBN-13:
9780312125608
Publisher:
Palgrave Macmillan
Publication date:
05/01/1995
Pages:
289
Product dimensions:
5.52(w) x 8.24(h) x 0.77(d)

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