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Superwoman Can Keep Her Cape: On the Myth of “Having It All”

As a 28-year old doctoral student, I have dreams of completing my degree, landing an academic position, and achieving an aspired level of success in my career – all in addition to getting married, raising children, and living a happy life. This seems reasonable, doesn’t it? While the specific details may differ, isn’t this what […]

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Where Are The Men In The ‘Having It All’ Debate?

In response to Anne-Marie Slaughter’s Atlantic piece, Suzanne Turner asks: Does anyone else find the resounding silence from the guys in our lives deafening? I’ve been looking and looking for the dad’s voice—even, for goodness sakes, Anne-Marie Slaughter’s husband’s voice—in the epic dust up over the Atlantic Monthly cover story. It’s no surprise that bloggers and Tweet chats […]

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Waiting for Superwoman: Is Work/Life Balance a Myth?

The Atlantic has done it again – ignited a controversy with an article about women and the workplace.  Anne-Marie Slaughter’s piece “Why Women Still Can’t Have It All” is giving Hanna Rosin’s “The End of Men” a run for its is-feminism-bad-or-good-for-women-in-the-workplace money. There has been a lot of conversation lately about women in the workplace, […]

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