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Mothers Unite!: Organizing for Workplace Flexibility and the Transformation of Family Life

Jocelyn Elise Crowley

Abstract

This book envisions a genuine, universal world of workplace flexibility that helps mothers who stay at home, those who work part time, and those who work full time balance their commitments to their jobs and their families. Achieving this goal, the book argues, will require a broad-based movement that harnesses the energy of existing organizations of mothers that already support workplace flexibility in their own ways. The book examines the efforts of five diverse national mothers' organizations: Mocha Moms, which aims to assist mothers of color; Mothers of Preschoolers (MOPS), which stresses ... More

Keywords: workplace flexibility, mothers, jobs, families, Mocha Moms, Mothers of Preschoolers, Mothers & More, MomsRising, National Association of Mothers' Centers

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2013 Print ISBN-13: 9780801451751
Published to Cornell Scholarship Online: August 2016 DOI:10.7591/cornell/9780801451751.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Jocelyn Elise Crowley, author
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey