Second Shift

ISBN-10: 0142002925
ISBN-13: 9780142002926
Edition: 2003 (Revised)
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List price: $16.00
Copyright year: 2003
Publisher: Penguin Group (USA) Incorporated
Publication date: 4/29/2003
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 352
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.00" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.748
Language: English

Fifteen years after its first publication, The Second Shiftremains just as important and relevant today as it did then. As the majority of women entered the workforce, sociologist and Berkeley professor Arlie Hochschild was one of the first to talk about what really happens in dual-career households. Many people were amazed to find that women still did the majority of childcare and housework even though they also worked outside the home. Now, in this updated edition with a new introduction from the author, we discover how much things have, or have not, changed for women today.

Arlie Russell Hochschild, a professor of sociology at the University of California, Berkeley, is the author of two New York Times Notable Books of the Year, THE SECOND SHIFT and THE MANAGED HEART. She has received numerous awards, including a Guggenheim Fellowship and a research grant from the National Institute of Mental Health. Her articles have appeared in Harper's, Mother Jones, and Psychology Today, among others. She lives in San Francisco with her husband, the writer Adam Hochschild.

Preface
Acknowledgments
Introduction
A Speed-up in the Family
Marriage in the Stalled Revolution
The Cultural Cover-up
Joey's Problem: Nancy and Evan Holt
The Family Myth of the Traditional: Frank and Carmen Delacorte
A Notion of Manhood and Giving Thanks: Peter and Nina Tanagawa
Having It All and Giving It Up: Ann and Robert Myerson
A Scarcity of Gratitude: Seth and Jessica Stein
An Unsteady Marriage and a Job She Loves Anita and Ray Judson
The "His" and "Hers" of Sharing: Greg and Carol Alston
No Time Together: Barbara and John Livingston
Sharing Showdown and Natural Drift: Pathways to the New Man
Beneath the Cover-up: Strategies and Strains
Tensions in Marriage in an Age of Divorce
Men Who Do and Men Who Don't
The Working Wife As Urbanizing Peasant
Stepping into Old Biographies or Making History Happen?
App.: Research on Who Does the Housework and Child Care
Notes
Selected Reading
Index

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