Adding Men and Class to the Work-Family Mix

Adding Men and Class to the Work-Family Mix Sex Roles (2011) 65:146–148 DOI 10.1007/s11199-011-9950-3 BOOK REVIEW Reshaping the Work-Family Debate: Why Men and Class Matter. By Joan C. Williams, Harvard University Press, 2010. 293 pp. $29.95 (hardback). ISBN: 978–0674055674 Sarah Damaske Published online: 4 March 2011 Springer Science+Business Media, LLC 2011 Over the last 40 years, women’s increased participation in paint a vivid portrait of the challenges faced by working- the paid labor market has brought many changes to class families. Using these varying sources of data, American families. In 2009, for the first time, women Williams divides the book in two, using the first half of comprised half of the United States labor force and nearly the book to paint a convincing picture of the challenges four in 10 mothers were the primary breadwinner for their faced by both middle-class and working-class women and family (Boushey 2009). Yet the American labor market has men and using the second half to add a theoretical been slow to adapt to this change; what was once termed framework for understanding work-family conflict in the the “quiet revolution” is now being called “the unfinished United States. Throughout the first half, Williams ends each revolution,” as more and more families find http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Sex Roles Springer Journals

Adding Men and Class to the Work-Family Mix

Sex Roles , Volume 65 (2) – Mar 4, 2011

Loading next page...
 
/lp/springer-journals/adding-men-and-class-to-the-work-family-mix-lKU0fyUGzo
Publisher
Springer US
Copyright
Copyright © 2011 by Springer Science+Business Media, LLC
Subject
Psychology; Gender Studies; Sociology, general; Medicine/Public Health, general
ISSN
0360-0025
eISSN
1573-2762
D.O.I.
10.1007/s11199-011-9950-3
Publisher site
See Article on Publisher Site

Abstract

Sex Roles (2011) 65:146–148 DOI 10.1007/s11199-011-9950-3 BOOK REVIEW Reshaping the Work-Family Debate: Why Men and Class Matter. By Joan C. Williams, Harvard University Press, 2010. 293 pp. $29.95 (hardback). ISBN: 978–0674055674 Sarah Damaske Published online: 4 March 2011 Springer Science+Business Media, LLC 2011 Over the last 40 years, women’s increased participation in paint a vivid portrait of the challenges faced by working- the paid labor market has brought many changes to class families. Using these varying sources of data, American families. In 2009, for the first time, women Williams divides the book in two, using the first half of comprised half of the United States labor force and nearly the book to paint a convincing picture of the challenges four in 10 mothers were the primary breadwinner for their faced by both middle-class and working-class women and family (Boushey 2009). Yet the American labor market has men and using the second half to add a theoretical been slow to adapt to this change; what was once termed framework for understanding work-family conflict in the the “quiet revolution” is now being called “the unfinished United States. Throughout the first half, Williams ends each revolution,” as more and more families find

Journal

Sex RolesSpringer Journals

Published: Mar 4, 2011

References

You’re reading a free preview. Subscribe to read the entire article.


DeepDyve is your
personal research library

It’s your single place to instantly
discover and read the research
that matters to you.

Enjoy affordable access to
over 18 million articles from more than
15,000 peer-reviewed journals.

All for just $49/month

Explore the DeepDyve Library

Search

Query the DeepDyve database, plus search all of PubMed and Google Scholar seamlessly

Organize

Save any article or search result from DeepDyve, PubMed, and Google Scholar... all in one place.

Access

Get unlimited, online access to over 18 million full-text articles from more than 15,000 scientific journals.

Your journals are on DeepDyve

Read from thousands of the leading scholarly journals from SpringerNature, Elsevier, Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford University Press and more.

All the latest content is available, no embargo periods.

See the journals in your area

DeepDyve

Freelancer

DeepDyve

Pro

Price

FREE

$49/month
$360/year

Save searches from
Google Scholar,
PubMed

Create lists to
organize your research

Export lists, citations

Read DeepDyve articles

Abstract access only

Unlimited access to over
18 million full-text articles

Print

20 pages / month

PDF Discount

20% off