The Second Shift: Working Families and the Revolution at Home
Fifteen years after its first publication, The Second Shift remains just as important and relevant today as it did then. As the majority of women entered the workforce, sociologist and Berkeley professor Arlie Hochschild was one of the first to talk about what really happens in dual-career households. Many people were amazed to find that women still did the majority of childcare and housework even though they also worked outside the home. Now, in this updated edition with a new introduction from the author, we discover how much things have, or have not, changed for women today.
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ACH marriage bears the footprints of economic and cultural trends which
originate far outside marriage. The offshoring of industrial jobs and decline of
unions which erode the earning power of men, an expanding service sector
which opens ...
Some have married but clung to the tradition of the man as provider, the woman
as homemaker. Others have resisted marriage itself. In The Hearts ofMen,
Barbara Ehrenreich describes a “male revolt” against the financial and emotional
But knowledge about class, ethnicity, and personality takes us only so far in
understanding who does and doesn't share the second shift, and whether or not
sharing makes marriage happier. When I sat down to compare one couple that ...
If she wishes to marry, what are her chances for an equal marriage, a traditional
marriage, a happy marriage, any marriage? Her courtship pool has very
traditional men? She takes these into account. She looks at job prospects with
the same ...
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A sociological study of the two-career family. Hochschild conducted detailed interviews and home observations of 50 working couples raising children under six years of age to see how they balanced ... Read full review
A THIRD STAGE OF FATHERHOOD
GENDER IDEOLOGY FEELING RULES AND COPING WITH FEELINGS
THE DIRECT APPROACH
CUTTING BACK AT WORK
COUPLES WHO CLASH
SUPPRESSING THE POLITICS OF COMPARISON
HOW MANY HOLTS?
USING ONE SIDE OF TRADITIONALISM TO GET AROUND THE OTHER
A STRATEGY OF INCOMPETENCE
EMOTIONAL SUPPORT INSTEAD OF INVOLVEMENT
NINAS COLLISION COURSE
CAUTIONARY TALES OF DIVORCE
THE COMPANY LOYALTY TEST
FIFTYFIFTY AT HOME AND TIME FOR READING AND MODEL TRAINS
ANNS FLIPFLOP SYNDROME
A BRILLIANT HUSBAND AND A JOB THAT FEELS UNREAL
IF THATS HOW YOU WANT IT
A SCARCITY OF GRATITUDE
THE NURTURANCE CRUNCH
WEARING MOTHERHOOD LIGHTLY
YOU CANT STONEWALL THE CHILDREN
LOVE OF JOB AS SELFDEFENSE
INSIDE EQUAL TIME ON SUNDAY
I HAVE AN MBA
BEHIND THEIR GENDER STRATEGIES
IT STARTED WITH THE BIRTH OF THE BABY
THE TENSION OF BEING BEHIND THE TIMES
WOMEN WHO BECOME LIKE TRADITIONAL MEN AND TRADITIONAL MEN WHO STAY AS THEY ARE
DIVORCE AND THE SECOND SHIFT
THE LIMITS OF ECONOMIC LOGIC
LIMITING THE IDEA OF FATHERHOOD
CURTAILING THE IDEA OF WHAT A CHILD NEEDS
MY WIFE IS DOING IT
A FATHERS INFLUENCE
THE TWO CULTURES
PRESERVING A DOMESTIC TRADITION?
UNEQUAL WAGES AND FRAGILE MARRIAGESTHE COUNTERTENDENCY
THE HAVES AND HAVENOTS OF BACKSTAGE SUPPORT FOR WORK
FUTURE NANCY HOLTS?
A GENDER STRATEGY FOR THE NATION
A NATURALISTIC APPROACH
Ways of Seeing
The Relation Between Ideology and Male Help at Home
The Relation Between the Wage Gap and the Leisure Gap
National Organization of Women