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A Review of "The Second Shift"
A review of "The Second Shift," by Arlie Russell Hochschild and Anne Machung.
# 133341 | 1,250 words | 1 source | APA | 2007 | US
Published on Dec 01, 2007 in Women Studies (Marriage) , Sociology (General)


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This paper will review a 2003 book, "The Second Shift: Working Parents and the Revolution at Home," written by Arlie Russell Hochschild and by Anne Machung, on the dynamics of parenting in a number of households where both parents work. The paper discusses the book's purpose and central thesis and how the possible biases of the writer may have shaped the book's direction and conclusions. The paper concludes with a description of the impression it made upon the paper's author.

From the Paper:

"The following paper will review a 2003 book, The Second Shift, written by Arlie Russell Hochschild and by Anne Machung. In particular, the paper will look at the purpose of the book, the main ideas, the central thesis, the research methodology used, the possible biases of the writers, the overall strengths and weaknesses of the book, and the impression it made upon this reader. In the end, the text is a solid one, but also one that has significant shortcomings that need to be borne in mind by anyone reading it. At its core, Arlie Russell Hochschild and Anne Machung's book...."

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