Journals Higher Education



Published: 08 March 2022

256 Pages

6 1/8 x 9 1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780197512418

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The Caregiving Ambition

What It Is and Why It Matters at Home and Work

Julia B. Bear and Todd L. Pittinsky

  • Synthesizes new research on how women and men manage their careers and caregiving roles
  • Provides a new conceptualization of caregiving as an ambition, not an obligation--an approach that adds a new dimension to conversations about work-life balance
  • Showcases how the concept of caregiving ambition can help women and men balance their ambition at work and at home

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