In the grand overview of history, the way that we “work” now is extremely odd. Cubicles, office jobs, computer work, high-rise buildings, CEO’s, the mass exodus from productive households that were responsible for their own income…..all of this is very strange. We don’t have a ton of data. Women and men have always worked together, but not “together” like we think of it today.
Arlie Hochschild was the sociologist and second wave feminist that coined the term “the second shift” in reference to mothers who had full-time jobs in the post-industrial workforce as well as at home. In this episode we discuss her legacy and how so many of her observations regarding the multitudinous issues with women full-time in the workplace were correct, while her solutions were hopelessly wrong. Join us!
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