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There's No Place Like Work: How Business, Government, and Our Obsession with Work Have Driven Parents from Home

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Robertson asks why it has become the norm for mothers to work despite abundant evidence that their children suffer because of it. A fundamental change in our understanding of work has stripped the family of its natural priority. Feminists get only some of the blame. The "family-friendly" policies of business and government have stacked the deck against one-income families. ...more
Hardcover, 224 pages
Published January 15th 2000 by Spence Publishing Company
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Steven Wedgeworth
This is a useful read. It has lots of sociological statistics and doesn't quite give a full positive-prescription alternative. But the material is definitely worth having at your disposal for thinking about family and economics.
Kevin Heldt
Excellent. A great survey of the societal shifts and changes of the last century or so regarding home life and the fallout.
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