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The Resource Unfinished business : women, men, work, family, Anne-Marie Slaughter

Unfinished business : women, men, work, family, Anne-Marie Slaughter

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Unfinished business : women, men, work, family
Title
Unfinished business
Title remainder
women, men, work, family
Statement of responsibility
Anne-Marie Slaughter
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Author
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Genre
Language
eng
Summary
When Anne-Marie Slaughter accepted her dream job as the first female director of policy planning at the U.S. State Department in 2009, she was confident she could juggle the demands of her position in Washington, D.C., with the responsibilities of her family life in suburban New Jersey. Her husband and two young sons encouraged her to pursue the job; she had a tremendously supportive boss, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton; and she had been moving up on a high-profile career track since law school. But then life intervened. Parenting needs caused her to make a decision to leave the State Department and return to an academic career that gave her more time for her family. The reactions to her choice to leave Washington because of her kids led her to question the feminist narrative she grew up with. Her subsequent article for The Atlantic, "Why Women Still Can't Have It All," created a firestorm, sparked intense national debate, and became one of the most-read pieces in the magazine's history. Since that time, Anne-Marie Slaughter has pushed forward even further and broken free of her long-standing assumptions about work, life, and family. In the twenty-first century, the feminist movement has stalled, and though many solutions have been proposed for how women can continue to break the glass ceiling or rise above the "motherhood penalty," so far no solution has been able to unite all women. Now, Anne-Marie Slaughter returns with her vision of what true equality between men and women really means and how we can get there. Slaughter takes a hard look at our reflexive beliefs -- the "half-truths" we tell ourselves that are holding women back. Then she reveals the missing piece of the puzzle, a new focus that can reunite the women's movement and provide a common banner under which both men and women can advance and thrive
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Summary
A book on work-life balance and gender equality offers readers a path forward to the future of the American workplace and lifestyle
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10443460
Cataloging source
YDX
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1958-
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Slaughter, Anne-Marie
Dewey number
305.420973
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
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  • Slaughter, Anne-Marie
  • Sex role
  • Sex discrimination against women
  • Sex role in the work environment
  • Women's rights
  • Motherhood
Target audience
adult
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equality for women and men, work and family.
Label
Unfinished business : women, men, work, family, Anne-Marie Slaughter
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
"It's such a pity you had to leave Washington" -- Half-truths women hold dear -- Half-truths about men -- Half-truths in the workplace -- Competition and care -- Is managing money really harder than managing kids? -- The next phase of the women's movement is a men's movement -- Let it go -- Change the way you talk -- Planning your career (even though it rarely works out as planned) -- The perfect workplace -- Citizens who care
Control code
ocn957679714
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
Random House Trade paperback edition.
Extent
xxii, 338 pages
Isbn
9780812984972
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)957679714
Label
Unfinished business : women, men, work, family, Anne-Marie Slaughter
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
"It's such a pity you had to leave Washington" -- Half-truths women hold dear -- Half-truths about men -- Half-truths in the workplace -- Competition and care -- Is managing money really harder than managing kids? -- The next phase of the women's movement is a men's movement -- Let it go -- Change the way you talk -- Planning your career (even though it rarely works out as planned) -- The perfect workplace -- Citizens who care
Control code
ocn957679714
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
Random House Trade paperback edition.
Extent
xxii, 338 pages
Isbn
9780812984972
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)957679714

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