Family & Parenting

Today’s business environment is much more family-friendly than in the past, but never quite family-friendly enough. The practical, philosophical and economic issues of parenting overlap into the world of work and public policy. From paid leave to pay grades, from grade school to paying for college, family issues hit home.


Your Practical, Tactical Guide to Advancing Your Career During Pregnancy and Parenthood

Allyson Downey

Seal Press , 2016

Why Middle-Class Mothers and Fathers are Going Broke

Elizabeth Warren and Amelia Warren Tyagi

Basic Books, 2003

Organizing for Workplace Flexibility and the Transformation of Family Life

Jocelyn Elise Crowley

Cornell UP, 2013

Making Decisions, Recovering from the Pain

Rona B. Subotnik and Gloria G. Harris

Adams Media , 2005

What Happens When Business Professionals Confront Life Choices

Stewart D. Friedman and Jeffrey H. Greenhaus

Oxford UP, 2000

The Battle Over Women’s Rights and Family Values That Polarized American Politics

Marjorie J. Spruill

Bloomsbury USA, 2017

The American Dream in Crisis

Robert D. Putnam

Simon & Schuster, 2015

Marketing to a New Generation of Mothers

Bonnie W. Ulman and Maria T. Bailey

Kaplan Publishing, 2005

Professional Women and the Quest for Children

Sylvia Ann Hewlett

Miramax, 2002