Integrating Work and Life: Young Women Forge New Solutions

  • Jessica DeGroot
  • Joyce Fine


For women in contemporary America, the years between their twenty-fifth and thirty-fifth birthdays are a time for making critical decisions affecting the balance in their work and personal lives. They decide whether to marry or not, whether to have children or not (or at least whether to defer child-bearing), and whether a full-time commitment to work can be reconciled with the demands of their lives outside of work.


Young Woman Child Care American Woman Maternity Leave Child Care Center 
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  • Jessica DeGroot
  • Joyce Fine

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