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Published by Oxford University Press in Oxford, New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • United States.,
  • United States

Subjects:

  • Work and family -- United States,
  • Sexual division of labor -- United States,
  • Mothers -- Employment -- United States,
  • Family -- Economic aspects -- United States,
  • Work and family -- United States -- Forecasting

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [277]-333) and index.

StatementJoan Williams.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHD4904.25 .W55 2000
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 338 p. :
Number of Pages338
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL386358M
ISBN 100195094646
LC Control Number98049089

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One of the basic arguments in the book is that gender has proved unbending in the sense that we've progressed from the original form of domesticity, the breadwinner/housewife version, to the contemporary form of domesticity, the ideal worker-marginalized caregiver : Nancy E. Dowd, Adrienne Davis, Marion Crain, Bonnie Dill, Catherine Ross, Joan Williams.   Williams elaborates on her earlier position that domesticity is a "force field" that powerfully conditions, but does not thoroughly dictate, the choices made by women and men about work, parenting, and other attributes of gender roles.() People can and do engage in "gender negotiation," an ongoing process of responding to, resisting, and. In Unbending Gender, Joan Williams takes a hard look at the state of feminism in ned by what she finds–young women who flatly refuse to identify themselves as feminists and working-class and minority women who feel the movement hasn’t addressed the issues that dominate their daily lives–she outlines a new vision of feminism that calls for workplaces focused on the needs of. ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: Originally published: Description: pages: illustrations ; 21 cm: Contents: I. Unbending.