Pinay Power: Peminist Critical Theory : Theorizing the Filipina/American Experience
Melinda L. De Jesus
Psychology Press, 2005 - Social Science - 402 pages
As we near the end of the 1990s, it becomes increasingly clear that women are not the only ones faced with the challenges of balancing work and family.Working Fathersis the first hands-on guide with a proven and effective game plan to help fathers as well as mothers, employees as well as managers, succeed in managing the competing demands of home and work. Based on extensive research conducted by The Fatherhood Project( at the Families and Work Institute and on James Levine’s DaddyStress(/Daddy Success seminar for corporations, this book shows how work and family are not separate spheres for men, how getting it right at home actually contributes to productivity on the job, how father friendliness benefits working mothers, and how forward-looking companies are making their workplace father friendly for competitive advantage.Working Fathers is filled with strategies to stay connected to your child whether you’re at home, at work, or traveling; make quality time for you and your spouse; and connect with teachers, group leaders, coaches, and other important people in your family’s life to help your kids succeed. It is the first guide to show both individuals and organizations how to create the father-friendly workplace.Corporate America is at last awakening to the need for balance between work and family as one of the major challenges of the twenty-first century.Working Fatherswill play a major role in achieving that balance for individuals and business organizations alike.
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Page 9 - The new mestiza copes by developing a tolerance for contradictions, a tolerance for ambiguity. She learns to be an Indian in Mexican culture, to be Mexican from an Anglo point of view. She learns to juggle cultures. She has a plural personality, she operates in a pluralistic mode — nothing is thrust out, the good the bad and the ugly, nothing rejected, nothing abandoned.
Page 9 - ... tolerance for ambiguity. She learns to be an Indian in Mexican culture, to be Mexican from an Anglo point of view. She learns to juggle cultures. She has a plural personality, she operates in a pluralistic mode — nothing is thrust out, the good the bad and the ugly, nothing rejected, nothing abandoned. Not only does she sustain contradictions, she turns the ambivalence into something else.
Page 8 - ... our entire contemporary social system has little by little begun to lose its capacity to retain its own past, has begun to live in a perpetual present and in a perpetual change that obliterates traditions of the kind which all earlier social formations have had in one way or another to preserve.