Balancing and Weaving is a fascinating examination of the extraordinary juggling skills of working mothers who balance their obligations to both work and family. Angela Hattery goes beyond a mere description of women’s conflicts of interest and seeks to understand the decision-making process through which they accomplish this balancing.
Chapter 5: To Work or Not to Work? That is the Question
One common thread that binds all women to one another and separates all men from all women is the ability, theoretically at least, to bear children. A small proportion of women are not able to carry a pregnancy to term, and a slightly higher proportion choose ...