Flux: Women on Sex, Work, Love, Kids, and Life in a Half-Changed World

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Anchor Books, 2000 - Social Science - 338 pages
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Peggy Orensteinís bestselling Schoolgirls is the classic study of teenage girls and self-esteem. Now Orenstein uses the same interviewing and reporting skills to examine the lives of women in their 20s, 30s and 40s.

The advances of the womenís movement allow women to grow up with a sense of expanded possibilities. Yet traditional expectations have hardly changed. To discover how they are navigating this double burden personally and professionally, Orenstein interviewed hundreds of women and has blended their voices into a compelling narrative that gets deep inside their lives and choices. With unusual sensitivity, Orenstein offers insight and inspiration for every woman who is making important decisions of her own.

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Review: Flux: Women on Sex, Work, Love, Kids, and Life in a Half-Changed World

User Review  - Annita - Goodreads

I read Orenstein's Flux in a time of Flux! I had two children under the age of three and I thought I was never going to have control over anything again. (this remains true). I had left the workforce ... Read full review

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User Review  - Brandelyn - Goodreads

I read this several years ago and it still sits on my bookshelf, not because I'm a feminist (I'm decidedly not) but because the women I encountered in the book are more real than any character found ... Read full review

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Contents

Lives in Flux
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Anything Is Possible
15
The HighPotential Female
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About the author (2000)

Peggy Orenstein is a regular contributor to The New York Times Magazine, and her work has also appeared in many other publications.

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