Talking ’Bout My Revolution: Opting-out and the End of Feminism

Talking ’Bout My Revolution: Opting-out and the End of Feminism Sex Roles (2009) 60:287–290 DOI 10.1007/s11199-008-9496-1 BOOK REVIEW Talking ’Bout My Revolution: Opting-out and the End of Feminism The Feminine Mistake: Are We Giving Up Too Much? By Leslie Bennetts. New York, Voice/Hyperion, 2007. 350 pp. $24.95 (hardcover) ISBN: 9781401303068. Off-Ramps and On-Ramps: Keeping Talented Women on the Road to Success. By Sylvia Ann Hewlett. Boston, Mass., Harvard Business School Press, 2007. 299 pp. $29.95 (hardcover) ISBN: 9781422101025. Opting Out? Why Women Really Quit Careers and Head Home. By Pamela Stone. Berkeley, University of California Press, 2007. 295 pp. $24.95 (hardcover) ISBN: 9780520244351. Christine L. Williams Published online: 22 August 2008 Springer Science + Business Media, LLC 2008 In 2003, Lisa Belkin wrote an article in the New York Times troversial claims. The three books reviewed here consider the Magazine on what she labeled “The Opt-Out Revolution” “opt out” phenomenon from different vantage points. The (Belkin 2003). In it she claimed that increasing numbers of authors share the view that opting-out is harmful to women, highly educated and successful professional women were but they address different audiences and propose different choosing to leave their careers in order to pursue traditional remedies. Leslie Bennetts’ The Feminine Mistake: Are We homemaker Sex Roles Springer Journals

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