Sex Roles (2010) 63:442–444 DOI 10.1007/s11199-010-9777-3 BOOK REVIEW A Woman’s Work … Reflections on the Interface of Work & Family Among British Women Women and Employment: Changing Lives and New Challenges. Edited by Jacqueline Scott, Shirley Dex and Heather Joshi, Cheltenham, UK; Northampton, Mass., Edward Elgar Publishing, 2008. 375 pp. $150 (hardback). ISBN: 978-1-84720-249-9 Susan Cody Published online: 13 April 2010 Springer Science+Business Media, LLC 2010 Much has been written about the influx of women into the due to its heavy reliance on quantitative analysis (the book is replete with statistical tables and graphs), assumption of paid labor force. Family sociology in the United States is rife with studies of women’s employment, work/family conflict, familiarity with basic theories of household economy (i.e., and the influence of women’s unpaid responsibilities on their human capital), and academic jargon. roles in the paid labor force (Coltrane 1997;Coontz 2000; The Women and Employment Survey or “WES,” Hertz and Marshall 2001; Hesse-Biber and Carter 2004; conducted in 1980, was designed to carefully track Hochschild 2001; Hochschild and Machung 2003;Padavic women’s work histories and to identify variables which and Reskin 2002; Risman 1998; Rudd and Descartes 2008; may influence their entrance or exodus from paid
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