Cover: She Works/He Works in PAPERBACK

She Works/He Works

How Two-Income Families Are Happy, Healthy, and Thriving

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PAPERBACK

$33.50 • £26.95 • €30.00

ISBN 9780674805958

Publication Date: 10/15/1998

Short

272 pages

5-1/2 x 8-1/4 inches

World

Readable and challenging, this four-year study of three hundred middle-class and working-class couples debunks the myth of the overwrought working mother with her insensitive husband and neglected children. Drawing on extensive cross-disciplinary research, Rosalind Barnett and Caryl Rivers argue that “collaborative couples,” busy as they are, thrive in their diverse roles, and inspire competence and confidence in their children.

Awards & Accolades

  • 1996 Books for a Better Life Award, Relationships Category, New York City–Southern New York Chapter of the National Multiple Sclerosis Society
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