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Authors & Events
May 29, 2007
| ISBN 9780143038948
Jun 08, 2006
| ISBN 9781101201411
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May 29, 2007 | ISBN 9780143038948
Jun 08, 2006 | ISBN 9781101201411
Read Linda Hirshman’s posts on the Penguin Blog.Does changing a toddler ’s diapers count as a fulfilling job? Is the glass ceiling that keeps women from advancing in their careers actually located in the home? In Get to Work, a book that instantly ignited a firestorm of debate, Hirshman cogently argues that “opting out” of the workplace is a form of self-betrayal. Combining a hard-hitting critique of traditional feminism with practical advice to help stay-at-home moms find satisfying, well-paying work, this book will be as era-defining as The Feminine Mystique.
Linda R. Hirshman is retired from her position as the Allen/Berenson Distinguished Visiting Professor of Philosophy and Women’s Studies at Brandeis University, where she taught courses on Western political philosophy and the regulation of sex and violence. She is the… More about Linda R. Hirshman
àwill provoke invigorating discussion for sureà (The Seattle Times)One of the most outspoken voices in the . . . womenÆs movement . . . sifts through the confusing spectrum of arguments over womenÆs roles with a clarity and conviction harking back to Betty Friedan. (Los Angeles Times Book Review)This is a womenÆs book-club offering if there ever was one. (The Seattle Times)
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