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Do Babies Matter? : Explorations of Place and Belonging

By: Mason, Mary Ann.
Contributor(s): Goulden, Marc | Wolfinger, Nicholas H.
Material type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Families in Focus: Publisher: Piscataway : Rutgers University Press, 2013Description: 1 online resource (183 p.).ISBN: 9780813560823.Subject(s): African American women -- Education, Higher -- United States | African Americans -- Education, Higher -- United States | Mothers - Employment - United States | Sex discrimination in higher education - United States | Sex discrimination in higher education -- United States | Women -- Education, Higher -- United States | Women in higher education - United States | Women in higher education -- United StatesGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Do Babies Matter? : Explorations of Place and BelongingDDC classification: 378.082 Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Title; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; Figures and Tables; Acknowledgments; Introduction; Chapter 1. The Graduate School Years. New Demographics, Old Thinking.; Chapter 2. Getting into the Game.; Chapter 3. Capturing the Golden Ring of Tenure; Chapter 4. Alone in the Ivory Tower.; Chapter 5. Life after Tenure; Chapter 6. Toward a Better Model; Appendix; Notes; Bibliography; Index; About the Author
Summary: Do Babies Matter? is the first comprehensive examination of the relationship between family formation and the academic careers of men and women. The book draws on over a decade of research using unprecedented data resources, including the Survey of Doctorate Recipients, a nationally representative panel survey of PhDs in America, and multiple surveys of faculty and graduate students at the ten-campus University of California system.
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Title; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; Figures and Tables; Acknowledgments; Introduction; Chapter 1. The Graduate School Years. New Demographics, Old Thinking.; Chapter 2. Getting into the Game.; Chapter 3. Capturing the Golden Ring of Tenure; Chapter 4. Alone in the Ivory Tower.; Chapter 5. Life after Tenure; Chapter 6. Toward a Better Model; Appendix; Notes; Bibliography; Index; About the Author

Do Babies Matter? is the first comprehensive examination of the relationship between family formation and the academic careers of men and women. The book draws on over a decade of research using unprecedented data resources, including the Survey of Doctorate Recipients, a nationally representative panel survey of PhDs in America, and multiple surveys of faculty and graduate students at the ten-campus University of California system.

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MARY ANN MASON is Professor of the Graduate School and Faculty Codirector of the Berkeley Law Earl Warren Institute for Law and Social Policy at the University of California at Berkeley. She is the author of Mothers on the Fast Track: How the New Generation Can Balance Career and Family and coeditor of All Our Families: New Policies for the New Century , Second Edition.</p> NICHOLAS H. WOLFINGER is an associate professor in the Department of Family and Consumer Studies and an adjunct associate professor in the Department of Sociology at the University of Utah. He is the author of Understanding the Divorce Cycle , and coeditor of Fragile Families and the Marriage Agenda .</p> MARC GOULDEN is the director of data initiatives at the University of California at Berkeley.</p>

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