Mothers in france and scandinavia spend more time with their kids in sweden, you have a year's paid maternity leave, 85 percent of your salary, up to a certain ceiling the man has a one-month paternity leave, plus one month's vacation when mothers get back to work they have a statutory right to a six-hour day the law says an 80 percent workweek. The price of motherhood: why motherhood is the most important--and least valued--job in america user review - jane doe - kirkus economics journalist crittenden claims that mothers are systematically discriminated against.
Bold, galvanizing, full of innovative solutions, the price of motherhood offers a much-needed accounting of the price that mothers pay for performing the most important job in the world read more read less. The motherhood tax or the motherhood penalty is used to describe the financial penalty women experience for having children home » parenting » the impossible price of the motherhood tax parenting the impossible price of the motherhood tax but maybe we should start making people other than mothers pay the entire bill the.
A review of the price of motherhood by ann crittenden apr 15, 2003 while everyone may give lip service to the values of motherhood, the truth is, it is an unappreciated and un-rewarded job governments especially may sing the praises of mothering, but they do very little to actually support mothers culturewatch is a faith ministry. The price of motherhood is everywhere apparent college-educated women pay a mommy tax of more than a million dollars in lost income when they have a child family law deprives mothers of financial equality in marriage.
Bold, galvanizing, and full of innovative solutions, the price of motherhood was listed by the chicago tribune as one of the top ten feminist literary works since the publication of betty friedan's feminine mystique this bracing call to arms (elle) offers a much-needed accounting of the price that mothers pay for performing the most important job in the world.