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THERE'S NO PLACE LIKE WORK How Business, Government, and Our Obsession with Work Have Driven Parents from Home

By: Robertson, Brian C.

Price: $6.73

Publisher: Spence Publishing Company, 2000

0.88 x 9.24 x 6.38 Inches; 224 pages; Confronting the abundant evidence that children suffer when their mothers leave them for the workplace, Mr. Robertson asks why it has nevertheless become the norm for mothers to work. The rise of feminism seems the obvious answer, but until the 1960s, the women's movement zealously fought against mothers' being forced to abandon their homes for wages. The important change, Mr. Robertson discovers, has been in society's view of work, ... View more info