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The Resource Opting out? : why women really quit careers and head home, Pamela Stone

Opting out? : why women really quit careers and head home, Pamela Stone

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Opting out? : why women really quit careers and head home
Title
Opting out?
Title remainder
why women really quit careers and head home
Statement of responsibility
Pamela Stone
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Noting a phenomenon that might seem to recall a previous era, The New York Times Magazine recently portrayed women who leave their careers in order to become full-time mothers as "opting out." But, are high-achieving professional women really choosing to abandon their careers in order to return home? This provocative study is the first to tackle this issue from the perspective of the women themselves. Based on a series of candid, in-depth interviews with women who returned home after working as doctors, lawyers, bankers, scientists, and other professions, Pamela Stone explores the role that th
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N$T
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1950-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Stone, Pamela
Government publication
government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Stay-at-home mothers
  • Work and family
  • Choice (Psychology)
  • Life change events
  • FAMILY & RELATIONSHIPS
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE
  • Choice (Psychology)
  • Life change events
  • Stay-at-home mothers
  • Work and family
Label
Opting out? : why women really quit careers and head home, Pamela Stone
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 277-285) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The dream team -- Family matters -- Home alone -- Gilded cages -- The choice gap -- Half-full, half-empty -- Mothers of re-invention -- Cocooning: the drift to domesticity -- Dreams and visions: getting there -- Appendix. Study methodology
Control code
ocn145732308
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xviii, 295 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780520941793
Lccn
2007006566
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
Other physical details
illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/cttt0jkf
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)145732308
Label
Opting out? : why women really quit careers and head home, Pamela Stone
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 277-285) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The dream team -- Family matters -- Home alone -- Gilded cages -- The choice gap -- Half-full, half-empty -- Mothers of re-invention -- Cocooning: the drift to domesticity -- Dreams and visions: getting there -- Appendix. Study methodology
Control code
ocn145732308
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xviii, 295 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780520941793
Lccn
2007006566
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
Other physical details
illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/cttt0jkf
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)145732308

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