Second Shift Working Families and the Revolution at Home

ISBN-10: 0143120336
ISBN-13: 9780143120339
Edition: 2012
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Description: An updated edition of a standard in its field that remains relevant more than twenty years after its original publication. More than twenty years ago, sociologist and University of California, Berkeley, professor Arlie Hochschild set off a tidal  More...

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Book details

List price: $16.00
Copyright year: 2012
Publisher: Penguin Group (USA) Incorporated
Publication date: 1/31/2012
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 352
Size: 5.00" wide x 7.75" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.506
Language: English

An updated edition of a standard in its field that remains relevant more than twenty years after its original publication. 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 ShiftIn 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.

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
The Family Speed-up
Marriage in a 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?
Afterword
Appendix Research on Who Does the Housework and Child Care
Notes
Selected Reading
Nonprofit Organizations Engaged in Helping Working Families
Index

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