The Richer Sex: How the New Majority of Female Breadwinners Is Transforming Sex, Love and Family (Google eBook)
A REVOLUTION IS UNDER WAY.
Within a generation, more households will be supported by women than by men. In The Richer Sex, Liza Mundy takes us to the exciting frontier of this new economic order: she shows us why this flip is inevitable, what surprising adjustments will have to be made along the way, and how both men and women will feel surprisingly liberated in the end.
The bestselling author and Washington Post writer goes deep inside the lives of the couples on this cutting edge to paint a picture of how dating, marriage, and home life are changing. How does this new generation of breadwomen navigate paying for a night on the town? In whose interest is it to delay commitment? Are men for the first time thinking of marriage the way women used to—as a bet on the economic potential of a spouse? In this new world of men marrying up, are women learning to value new realms of male endeavor—like parenting, protection, and a margarita at the ready?
The future is here, with couples today debating who must assume the responsibility of primary earner and who gets the freedom to be on the slow track. As more men choose to stay home, that lifestyle has gained a higher status, and males have found ways to retain their masculinity. And the revolution is global: Mundy takes us from Japan to Denmark to show how both sexes are adapting as the marriage market has turned into a giant free-for-all, with men and women at different stages of this transformation finding partners in other countries who match their expectations.
The Richer Sex is a wild ride into the future, grounded in Mundy’s peerless journalism, and bound to cause women and men of all generations to rethink what this social upheaval will mean.
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Review: The Richer Sex: How the New Majority of Female Breadwinners Is Transforming Sex, Love and FamilyUser Review - Maria - Goodreads
College education means more pay, so what are the consequences of more women earning degrees than men? Mundy explores the social stigmas, and implications through intensive interviews with women who ... Read full review
Review: The Richer Sex: How the New Majority of Female Breadwinners Is Transforming Sex, Love and FamilyUser Review - Angela - Goodreads
In 2009, the Great Recession resulted in more women in the workforce who either earned more than their male counterparts or who became the sole breadwinner of their household. This book is thoroughly ... Read full review
TWo The Bargain
Five Competition and Undermining
Seven Stigma and Female Earning
Nine Desirable Women
Eleven The View from Abroad
Twelve Our Female Future