Opting Out: Strategic Choice, Social Protest, or Feminism’s Dead End?

Opting Out: Strategic Choice, Social Protest, or Feminism’s Dead End? Sex Roles (2010) 63:897–899 DOI 10.1007/s11199-010-9834-y BOOK REVIEW Opting Out: Strategic Choice, Social Protest, or Feminism’s Dead End? Glass Ceilings and 100-Hour Couples: What the Opt-Out Phenomenon Can Teach Us About Work and Family. By Karine Moe and Dianna Shandy. Athens, GA: University of Georgia Press, 2009. 182 pp. $19.95 (paperback). ISBN-10: 0820334049 Grace Deason Published online: 28 July 2010 Springer Science+Business Media, LLC 2010 Over the past 50 years, the role of women in U.S. society choices. This dual perspective enables them to avoid taking sides in the ongoing mommy wars as so many others have has undergone an astonishing transformation. A generation born into a world in which women were ineligible for done (e.g., Bennetts 2007; Flanagan 2006; but see also prestigious jobs and were routinely paid less for the same Stone 2007). Moe, a labor economist, and Shandy, a work have seen the legal barriers to equality crumble cultural anthropologist, cleverly bridge their disciplinary (Collins 2009). What is puzzling, then, is that with many divide by combining economics-style analysis of national areas open to women’s talents and contributions, some of labor force data and representative national surveys, an the most successful women leave prestigious jobs to http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Sex Roles Springer Journals

Opting Out: Strategic Choice, Social Protest, or Feminism’s Dead End?

Sex Roles , Volume 63 (12) – Jul 28, 2010

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Springer US
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Copyright © 2010 by Springer Science+Business Media, LLC
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Psychology; Gender Studies; Sociology, general; Medicine/Public Health, general
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0360-0025
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1573-2762
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10.1007/s11199-010-9834-y
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