Women Who Opt Out: The Debate over Working Mothers and Work-Family Balance
Bernie D. Jones
Episcopal Diocese of Massachusetts
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
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 “The 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.
The Table of Contents and informational material about the book are available to download here.
Number of Pages in PDF File: 6
Date posted: December 16, 2011