What Works for Women at Work: Four Patterns Working Women Need to Know

What Works for Women at Work: Four Patterns Working Women Need to Know


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781479835454
Publisher: New York University Press
Publication date: 01/17/2014
Pages: 394
Sales rank: 1,277,342
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.40(d)

About the Author

Joan C. Williams is
Distinguished Professor of Law and Founding Director of the Center for WorkLife Law at the University of California, Hastings College of the Law. She has authored eleven books, including White Working Class: Overcoming Class Cluelessness in America and Unbending
Gender: Why Work and Family Conflict and What to Do About It.

Rachel Dempsey is a writer and attorney. Her writing has appeared in publications including the Huffington Post and Psychology Today.

Anne-Marie Slaughter is the Bert G. Kerstetter '66 University Professor of Politics and International Affairs at Princeton University. From 2009–2011 she served as Director of Policy Planning for the United States Department of State, the first woman to hold that position.

Table of Contents

Foreword by Anne-Marie Slaughter
1. Introduction: It’s Not (Always) Your Fault
Part I: Prove-It-Again!
2. Spotting Prove-It-Again! Patterns
3. Prove-It-Again! Action Plan
Part II: The Tightrope
4. Spotting Tightrope Patterns
5. Tightrope Action Plan: Neither a Bitch
6. Tightrope Action Plan: . . . Nor a Bimbo
Part III: The Maternal Wall
7. Spotting Maternal Wall Patterns
8. Maternal Wall Action Plan
Part IV: The Tug of War
9. Spotting Tug of War Patterns
10. Tug of War Action Plan
Part V: Double Jeopardy?
11. The Experience of Gender Bias Differs by Race
Part VI: Leave or Stay?
12. Leave or Stay? Reading the Tea Leaves
13. Leave or Stay? Don’t Dismay
Part VII: 20 Lessons
14. The Science of Savvy in 20 Lessons
15. Conclusion: Jump-Starting the Stalled Gender Revolution
Selected Bibliography
About the Authors

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