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When Work Doesn't Work Anymore: Women, Work, and Identity

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Drawing on hundreds of interviews with prominent working women, the author criticizes the Faustian bargain woman have made by placing their hopes for happiness in their careers, recalling them to the idea of a balanced life. Reprint.

About the Author

Elizabeth Perle McKenna is a graduate of Yale University.She worked in the publishing profession for eighteen years, holding publisher positions at Prentice-Hall, Addison-Wesley, William Morrow/Avon Books.She lives in New York City with her husband and son.

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Table of Contents

Great expectations — When work becomes identity — The price of success — When work stops working — Resistance at the turning point — The importance of money — Changing — Work that works — Men, work, and identity — Balance and meaning.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780307794963
Subtitle:
Women, Work, and Identity
Publisher:
DELTA
Author:
McKenna, Elizabeth Perle
Subject:
Identity
Subject:
Career development
Subject:
Job satisfaction
Subject:
Women's Studies
Subject:
Women -- Identity.
Subject:
General
Subject:
Women & Business
Subject:
Women
Subject:
Self-perception in women
Subject:
Women's Studies - General
Subject:
General Self-Help
Subject:
Businesswomen in business.
Subject:
Feminist Studies-Work
Subject:
Gender Studies-Womens Studies
Subject:
main_subject
Subject:
all_subjects
Publication Date:
19980810
Binding:
ELECTRONIC
Language:
English
Pages:
304

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Business » Careers
Business » General
Business » Human Resource Management
Health and Self-Help » Health and Medicine » Stress
Health and Self-Help » Self-Help » General
History and Social Science » Gender Studies » Womens Studies
History and Social Science » Sociology » General

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