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Motherhood And Work

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Motherhood And Work

Motherhood And Work

Motherhood And Work

Only Available in Archive Formats.

GUESTS: DANIELLE CRITTENDEN *Author, What Our Mothers Didn't Tell Us: Why Happiness Eludes the Modern Woman (Simon & Shuster, 1999) SUSAN CHIRA *Author, A Mother's Place: Choosing Work and Family Without Guilt or Blame (HarperPerennial, 1998) *Deputy Foreign Editor, New York Times Nearly everyone would agree that mothers have a right to work if they wish... but SHOULD mothers work, or stay at home with the children? It remains a contentious question, with advocates on both sides quick to launch into moral arguments for and against. Join Ray Suarez and guests for a look at the continually changing role of motherhood...on the next "Talk of the Nation" from NPR News.

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