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The Shriver Report: A Woman's Nation Changes Everything

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When we look back over the 20th century and try to understand what's happened to workers and their families and the challenges they now face, the movement of women out of the home and into paid employment stands out as a unique and powerful transformation. At one level, everything has changed. And yet so much more change is needed. Even though we were all witness to the sh ...more
ebook, 416 pages
Published October 20th 2009 by Free Press
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MM
Jun 22, 2010 MM rated it liked it
Shriver's work on women is pragmatic and important. Here's an accessible collection of useful data on gender and labor. The driving question is to take stock of the challenges working women still face (I hate that expression: "working women"). So topics include workforce economics, work/life policies, immigrant labor, health, faith, media representation, changing domestic work patterns and more. Writers include such notables as Dorothy Roberts, Kristin Rowe-Finkbeiner, Billie Jean King, Suze Orm ...more
Becky
Dec 03, 2010 Becky rated it liked it
I'm not sure what her goals are with this report, although I guess it's related to her conference. I wrote about her book here http://deepmuckbigrake.com/2009/10/30....
Margaux
Oct 25, 2009 Margaux marked it as to-read
Are modern women happy?
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Jul 29, 2014 Shira rated it liked it
There are several strong sections, especially by Stephanie Coontz and the data-driven chapters. I found the book to be a bit uneven, though, and at times protectionist in tone. Worth reading and being selective about its use as a resource.
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Maria Owings Shriver is an award-winning American journalist from the Kennedy Family and is First Lady of California. Her husband is Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger.
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