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#IWD2016 Book review: unfinished business: women men work family by Anne-Marie Slaughter

Walters, Hannah (2016) #IWD2016 Book review: unfinished business: women men work family by Anne-Marie Slaughter. LSE Review of Books (09 Mar 2016). Blog Entry.

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Abstract

Is it really possible to ‘have it all’? In Unfinished Business: Women Men Work Family, Anne-Marie Slaughter unravels the ‘half truths’ that lie behind this claim, examining how the struggle to manage increasingly incompatible life and work pressures remains particularly potent for women due to the continued gendering of caregiving. Drawing upon her own experiences, Slaughter calls for us to forge a more meaningful and mutually beneficial relationship between work and family. Unfinished Business is therefore a compelling and accessible read for all those interested in gender, work and family politics in the twenty-first century, writes Hannah Walters.

Item Type: Online resource (Blog Entry)
Official URL: http://blogs.lse.ac.uk/lsereviewofbooks/
Additional Information: © 2016 The Author; Online
Divisions: LSE
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HM Sociology
H Social Sciences > HN Social history and conditions. Social problems. Social reform
Sets: Collections > LSE Review of Books
Date Deposited: 13 Apr 2016 14:51
Last Modified: 13 Apr 2019 23:15
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/66093

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