Work and Family Commitments of Low-Income and Impoverished Women explores a paradox in the contemporary workalife debate where dual-earner married mothersa decisions to limit or withdraw from the paid workforce to spend time with children yields understanding if not approval from the American public, while poor women who would otherwise limit paid work and rely on welfare are seen as shirking their responsibility to their children. This book explores the moral and ideological forces shaping poor mothersa response to this contradiction.Personal Rewards Getting out of the house and interacting with others was a rewarding aspect of working outside the ... They [mothers] need to make money, to earn money, to do something in life instead of sitting at home and doing nothing.
|Title||:||Work and Family Commitments of Low-Income and Impoverished Women|
|Publisher||:||Lexington Books - 2015-03-18|