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Are women forced to choose family over work?

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Aired 4/19/09


Women are not entering the workforce as they once did. Some experts say mothers' overcrowded lives are limiting their roles in the work force. UCSD sociologist Mary Blair-Loy talks about how women are now negotiating career and family.

Guests:

  • Mary Blair-Loy , sociology professor at UC San Diego. She is also the author of Competing Devotions: Career and Family Among Women Executives.
  • Leslie Morgan Steiner , executive at The Washington Post and mother of three. His new book is called Mommy Wars: Stay-At-Home and Career Moms Face Off on Their Choices, Their Lives, Their Families.

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