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She Works/He Works

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

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$34.50 • £27.95 • €31.00

ISBN 9780674805958

Publication Date: 10/15/1998


272 pages

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


  • Acknowledgments
  • Preface
  • 1. Ozzie and Harriet Are Dead
  • 2. The New Nostalgia
  • 3. The Myth of the Miserable Working Woman
  • 4. The Collaborative Couple
  • 5. Twenty-First-Century Man
  • 6. The New Fatherhood
  • 7. Working It Out: Sally and Fred
  • 8. Working Moms Are Good Moms
  • 9. The New Motherhood
  • 10. Working It Out: Steve and Connie
  • 11. Changing the Corporate Culture
  • 12. Attention Working Women
  • 13. Working It Out: Ellen and Marvin
  • 14. The Second Shift: Who’s Really on It?
  • 15. Making Marriage Work
  • 16. Working It Out: Tom and Jen
  • 17. Side By Side
  • 18. The Road Ahead
  • Notes
  • Index

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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