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Women Who Opt Out: The Debate over Working Mothers and Work-Family Balance


Bernie D. Jones


Suffolk University Law School

December 14, 2011

WOMEN WHO OPT OUT: THE DEBATE OVER WORKING MOTHERS AND WORK-FAMILY BALANCE, New York University Press, 2012
Suffolk University Law School Research Paper No. 11-59

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This book is an edited collection of writings by leading scholars in the field of work and family research. It takes a multi-disciplinary approach in questioning the thesis Lisa Belkin developed in her well-publicized October 26, 2003 New York Times article β€œThe Opt-Out Revolution,” that highly educated women who enter the workplace tend to leave upon marrying and having children.

ABOUT THE EDITOR: Bernie D. Jones is associate professor at Suffolk University Law School. Her research and teaching interests are in property, legal theory and legal history.

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Date posted: December 16, 2011  

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Jones, Bernie D., Women Who Opt Out: The Debate over Working Mothers and Work-Family Balance (December 14, 2011). WOMEN WHO OPT OUT: THE DEBATE OVER WORKING MOTHERS AND WORK-FAMILY BALANCE, New York University Press, 2012; Suffolk University Law School Research Paper No. 11-59. Available at SSRN: http://ssrn.com/abstract=1972530

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Bernie D. Jones (Contact Author)
Suffolk University Law School ( email )
120 Tremont Street
Boston, MA 02108-4977
United States
617-573-8169 (Phone)
617-305-3090 (Fax)
HOME PAGE: http://www.law.suffolk.edu/
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