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Does changing a toddler's diapers count as a fulfilling job? Is the glass ceiling that keeps women from advancing in their careers actually located in the home? In Get to Work, a book that instantly ignited a firestorm of debate, Hirshman cogently argues that opting out of the workplace is a form of self-betrayal. Combining a hard-hitting critique of traditional feminism with practical advice to help stay-at-home moms find satisfying, well-paying work, this book will be as era-defining as The Feminine Mystique.

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"[W]ill provoke invigorating discussion for sure..." The Seattle Times

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"One of the most outspoken voices in the...women's movement...sifts through the confusing spectrum of arguments over women's roles with a clarity and conviction harking back to Betty Friedan." Los Angeles Times Book Review

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Read Linda Hirshman's posts on the Penguin Blog.

Does changing a toddler ’s diapers count as a fulfilling job? Is the glass ceiling that keeps women from advancing in their careers actually located in the home? In Get to Work, a book that instantly ignited a firestorm of debate, Hirshman cogently argues that “opting out” of the workplace is a form of self-betrayal. Combining a hard-hitting critique of traditional feminism with practical advice to help stay-at-home moms find satisfying, well-paying work, this book will be as era-defining as The Feminine Mystique.

About the Author

Linda R. Hirshman is retired from her position as the Allen/Berenson Distinguished Visiting Professor of Women's Philosophy and Women's Studies at Brandeis University. She has appeared on 60 Minutes, Good Morning America, and The Colbert Report and is the author of Hard Bargains: The Politics of Sex and A Woman's Guide to Law School.

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9780143038948
Author:
Hirshman, Linda R.
Publisher:
Penguin Books
Subject:
Personal Growth - Self-Esteem
Subject:
Personal Growth - Success
Subject:
Women's Studies - General
Subject:
Success
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Self-Help : General
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Paperback / softback
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20070631
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Pages:
112
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Read Linda Hirshman's posts on the Penguin Blog.

Does changing a toddler ’s diapers count as a fulfilling job? Is the glass ceiling that keeps women from advancing in their careers actually located in the home? In Get to Work, a book that instantly ignited a firestorm of debate, Hirshman cogently argues that “opting out” of the workplace is a form of self-betrayal. Combining a hard-hitting critique of traditional feminism with practical advice to help stay-at-home moms find satisfying, well-paying work, this book will be as era-defining as The Feminine Mystique.

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