Crafting a Career

Crafting a Career Sex Roles (2010) 62:146–149 DOI 10.1007/s11199-009-9718-1 BOOK REVIEW The Psychology of Women at Work: Challenges and Solutions for our Female Workforce. Edited by Michele A. Paludi, Westport, CT, Praeger Publishers, 2008. 620 pp. $250.00 (hardback). ISBN-10: 0275996772 Kathleen Fuegen Published online: 10 November 2009 Springer Science + Business Media, LLC 2009 Like many books on women’s experiences in the work- from attorney to consultant is informative and inspiring. In force, this three-volume set covers much familiar territory. another “In my own voice” chapter, Wildgrube describes her There are chapters on leadership, sexual harassment, quest to achieve work-family balance after the birth of her communication, stress, and work-family balance. However, daughter. She describes quitting work after her request to what distinguishes this set from similar books is its broad work part-time was denied, and years later finding a law firm coverage. Several authors tackle more unusual topics offering part-time options. Her experience is a compelling including entrepreneurship, vocational choice, career tra- example of how success at work can be redefined to benefit jectories, and job satisfaction. Among the strengths of this women, particularly mothers. She concludes, “It’snot a set is a special focus on the experiences of non-White compromise to Sex Roles Springer Journals

Crafting a Career

Sex Roles , Volume 62 (2) – Nov 10, 2009

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