5 edition of Unfinished business found in the catalog.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
|Statement||Terry Bell in collaboration with Dumisa Buhle Ntsebeza.|
|Contributions||Ntsebeza, Dumisa Buhle.|
|LC Classifications||DT1974.2 .B45 2001|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||vi, 314 p. :|
|Number of Pages||314|
|LC Control Number||2002443270|
This is a battle my generation tried, and failed, to win. He's just way, way too pushy. There is no more persistent debate in feminist theory and praxis than ones about inclusion. We are counting on the support of a professional caregiving workforce to help meet the exponential growth in need. It would give her the opportunity to pick up her life and move on, something she could not do if she remained in Houston.
Of her three brothers she considered him the warm, sensitive, diplomatic one. Michael J. She identifies a deeper design flaw in our economy. Men who take time off for caregiving face similar penalties as women in future pay, promotions, and discriminatory treatment on the job.
As she points out, US workplaces are based on an antiquated model that assumes households with full-time caregivers. Today, the majority of unpaid childcare and elderly care is done by women, as is the majority of paid care; therefore, it is seen as low status. And to my Heavenly Father who makes all things possible. Thanks to NetGalley for a copy of this book to review. Klarman, author of From Jim Crow to Civil Rights, which won the prestigious Bancroft Prize in American History, is one of the leading authorities on the history of civil rights law in the United States. Synopsis 1 Summaries A hard-working small business owner and his two associates travel to Europe to close the most important deal of their lives.
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On the dance floor, Harper thanks Robyn for her help and, in front of the entire wedding party asks her to marry him; she says yes.
But what began as a routine business trip goes off the rails in every way imaginable, and unimaginable. Nov 22, Suzanne rated it liked it When I told a friend I was reading this book, she said "That's the kind of book where I just read the magazine article about it instead.
What you believe earlier might have changed significantly later, yet Slaughter is encouraging you to make lots of decisions about the type of career to pursue now based on these discussions. Tweet SignsShortTakes The norm of 'work devotion' State Department inshe was confident she could juggle the demands of her position in Washington, D.
And I would add here that we have yet to value caregiving as real work, a profession to be proud of. Slaughter also seems to be excessively negative about all the things that "could" happen.
Aside from the difficulty of deprogramming and resocializing myself to come round to an argument I never thought I would or indeed could make—that the work of care is every bit as important and valuable as paid work—it also proved challenging to figure out exactly what kind of book it should be.
Klarman, author of From Jim Crow to Civil Rights, which won the prestigious Bancroft Prize in American History, is one of the leading authorities on the history of civil rights law in the United States. I realized that I had been given a very large platform, and I thought I could use it to publicize issues and arguments well known to the readers of Signs but far less visible to a mass audience.
The book practises what it preaches by having rather a lot to say to anyone with a Y chromosome. Nominal is the key. Some private-public partnerships may work well, but we should not shrink from pointing out that the only large-scale success in making work-life policies available to American workers of every economic, racial, and ethnic background has been that run by the military -- the biggest and best-funded arm of the government.
New York State and the District of Columbia may soon join California, New Jersey, and Rhode Island, along with more than a dozen cities, in mandating some form of paid family leave. Slaughter argues these points with forcefulness and clarity. A year later, Dan's business, Apex Select, has barely gotten off the ground.
I fervently hope her focus on building a broad coalition and using a broad range of change levers will help her generation accomplish more than mine did. Doing so is the path to progress for all of us—both inside the workplace and beyond it. Many African American and other women of color are still concerned about getting in, staying in, having influence commensurate with our expertise, and earning what our white women counterparts make—let alone closing the wage gap with white men.
Feb 04, Gillian rated it it was ok UGH. Slaughter also highlights our family-hostile public policy and pinpoints with precision what we need to do if we are to join the civilized world.
And by that I mean Brady. Today, the majority of unpaid childcare and elderly care is done by women, as is the majority of paid care; therefore, it is seen as low status.
But race is also significant. Even after their leaves ended, these fathers kept doing more cooking, shopping, and childcare, while their female partners showed more consistent commitment to paid work.
Women and men of color, who are disproportionately poor, find themselves faring much worse than their white counterparts. Slaughter cites a study that began in North Carolina in the s, where a group of disadvantaged children received eight hours of high-quality care a day and excellent nutrition from birth to age five; four decades later, they were more than four times as likely to have a degree than the control group.Sep 27, · “Unfinished Business” is the outgrowth of a much-discussed article for The Atlantic about the difficulty of career advancement for professional women with atlasbowling.com: Elaine Blair.
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And everyone else too/5. Unfinished Business: Women Men Work Family is a non-fiction book written by Anne-Marie Slaughter, currently President and CEO of the New America Foundation. It is based on Slaughter's article Why Women Still Can't Have It All published in The atlasbowling.com: Anne-Marie Slaughter.
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About Unfinished Business NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY THE WASHINGTON POST, NPR, AND THE ECONOMIST • “Slaughter’s gift for illuminating large issues through everyday human stories is what makes this book so necessary for anyone who wants to be both a leader at work and a fully engaged parent at home.”—Arianna Huffington.