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As other positive reviews have mentioned, this book is about the reality of finances and economics for women and families and really identifies that in addition to societal... Read morePublished 1 month ago by read-a-holic
In "Get to Work," Linda Hirshman argues - in a tone that fluctuates between starkly sensible and harshly snarky - that stay-at-home motherhood "is not good for women and it's not... Read morePublished 7 months ago by Ready Mommy
Hirshman seems to completely ignore the opt out generation of women who choose to stay home and take care of children. Read morePublished 9 months ago by Tracey Miller
This is an inspiring book that I would highly recommend to any young woman. Yes, I am fully aware that it has gotten a lot of negative press, but I actually had the opportunity to... Read morePublished on November 13, 2011 by Giraffe
Every woman is about to get married and start a family needs to read this book. I bought it for a class but honestly, reading it really changed my views on family and gave me a... Read morePublished on August 4, 2011 by L. Butler
This book is indeed biased. Ideals usually are. I like it because it is very concise. In 94 pages it brings a set of important ideas (based on factual data) which women should... Read morePublished on March 11, 2011 by Socorro F.
The author makes a great point that women are doing themselves de-service by creating silence about the inequality in family. Read morePublished on July 25, 2009 by Merricart
Over the past eight years I have watched five sets of couples (people we have known well) break up because the husband announced he wanted a divorce. Read morePublished on January 16, 2009 by S. Smith
This book is a necessary addition to the conversation regarding men and women. Those who have bashed it in their reviews have not convinced me that they actually care that women... Read morePublished on August 30, 2008 by T. H. Snell