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Competing Devotions

Career and Family among Women Executives

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$33.50 • £26.95 • €30.00

ISBN 9780674018167

Publication Date: 11/17/2005

Short

288 pages

5-1/8 x 7-15/16 inches

4 tables

World

  • Introduction
  • 1. The Devotion to Work Schema
  • 2. The Devotion to Family Schema
  • 3. Reinventing Schemas: Creating Part-Time Careers
  • 4. Reinventing Schemas: Family Life among Full-Time Executive Women
  • 5. Turning Points
  • 6. Implications
  • Appendix: Methods and Data
  • Notes
  • References
  • Acknowledgments
  • Index

Awards & Accolades

  • 2005 William J. Goode Book Award, Sociology of Family Section of the American Sociological Association
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