The Second Shift

The Second Shift

Working Families and the Revolution at Home

Book - 2012
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"More than twenty years ago, sociologist and University of California, Berkeley, professor Arlie Hochschild set off a tidal wave of conversation and controversy with his bestselling book, The Second Shift In it, she examined what really happens in dual-career households. Adding together time in paid work, child care, and housework, she found that working mothers put in a month of work a year more than their spouses. Updated for a workforce now half female, this edition cites a range of new studies and statistics and includes a new afterword in which Hochschild assesses how much-and how little-has changed for women today."--pub. desc.
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Penguin Books, 2012
ISBN: 9780143120339
0143120336
Branch Call Number: 306.872 HOCHS
Characteristics: xxv, 321 pages ; 20 cm
Additional Contributors: Machung, Anne
Alternative Title: 2nd shift
Notes: Revised edition of: The second shift : working parents and the revolution at home. 1989

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