Readable and challenging, this four-year study of three hundred middle-class and working-class couples debunks the myth of the overwrought working mother with her insensitive husband and neglected children. Drawing on extensive cross-disciplinary research, Rosalind Barnett and Caryl Rivers argue that "collaborative couples," busy as they are, thrive in their diverse roles, and inspire competence and confidence in their children.
Publisher: Harvard University Press ISBN: 9780674805958 Number of pages: 272 Weight: 308 g Dimensions: 210 x 140 x 18 mm
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