Quinn, Jane Bryant; Ehrenfeld, Temma; Reno, Jamie; Downey, Sarah; Elizabeth; Roberts
July 2000
Newsweek;7/17/2000, Vol. 136 Issue 3, p44
Discusses the rising proportion of young women in the United States who appear to be choosing motherhood over career. Reasons for this shift; Analysis of data on women and jobs by Diane Macunovich, an economics professor of Barnard College; Fertility among young women, which tends to follow the changes in young men's wages, which are increasing; Part-time jobs for which many women are opting; Experiences of several mothers regarding changing attitudes toward work.


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