Archive | December, 2010

"It’s Her Choice” – Really?

Your (Wo)Man in Washington is happy to offer this cross-post by MOTHERS founder Ann Crittenden which originally appeared on the MomsRising blog.  Ann takes on the argument that mothers “choose” to work less, earn less, have less, or willingly endure discrimination.  This classic “blame the victim” strategy is often invoked to beat back efforts to [...]

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Put "The Price of Motherhood" In Your Stocking

Put "The Price of Motherhood" In Your Stocking

Seems like only yesterday… …but it was really 10 years ago that Ann Crittenden wrote The Price of Motherhood: Why the Most Important Job in the World Is Still the Least Valued. A special 10th anniversary paperback edition has just hit bookstores, and makes the perfect holiday gift for any and all family caregivers you [...]

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