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The Price of Motherhood

Autor: Crittenden, Ann

Editorial: Metropolitan Books

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Precio de Lista:$25.00
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The Price of Motherhood : This provocative book shows how mothers are systematically disadvantaged and made dependent by a society that exploits those who perform its most critical work. Drawing on hundreds of interviews and the most current research in economics, history, child development, and law, Ann Crittenden proves that although women have been liberated, mothers have not. The costs of motherhood are everywhere apparent. College-educated women pay a "mommy tax" of over a million dollars in lost income when they have a child. Family law deprives mothers of financial equality in marriage. Stay-at-home mothers and their work are left out of the GDP, the labor force, and the social safety net. With passion and clarity, Crittenden demonstrates that proper rewards for mothers' essential contributions would only enhance the general welfare. Bold, galvanizing, full of innovative solutions, The Price of Motherhood offers a much-needed accounting of the price that mothers pay for performing the most important job in the world.


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Familia y Relaciones   Motherhood

ISBN 13:9780805066180
ISBN 10:0805066187
Formato:Tapa Dura
Idioma:Inglés
Páginas:323
Tamaño:9.57" l x 6.36" w x 1.12" h
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