The price of motherhood : why the most important job in the world is still the least valued / Ann Crittenden
- Crittenden, Ann
- New York : H. Holt & Co., 2002.
- 1st Owl Books ed.
- Physical Description:
- 323 pages ; 21 cm
- Where we are now -- A conspiracy of silence -- How mothers' work was "disappeared" : the invention of the unproductive housewife -- The truly invisible hand -- The mommy tax -- The dark little secret of family life -- What is a wife worth? -- Who really owns the family wage? -- Who pays for the kids? -- The welfare state versus a caring state -- The toughest job you'll ever love -- An accident waiting to happen -- "It was her choice" -- Conclusion : how to bring children up without putting women down.
- 0805066195 (pbk.)
- Originaly published: New York : Metropolitan Books, 2001.
- Bibliography Note:
- Includes bibliographical references (pages -303) and index.
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