Unfinished Business: Women Men Work Family

Author(s): Anne-Marie Slaughter

Social Sciences

Shortlisted for the Financial Times and McKinsey Business Book of the Year Award 2015

When Anne-Marie Slaughter's Atlantic article, "Why Women Still Can't Have it All" first appeared, it immediately went viral, sparking a firestorm of debate across countries and continents. Within four days, it had become the most-read article in the history of the magazine. In the following months, Slaughter became a leading voice in the discussion on work-life balance and on women's changing role in the workplace.

Now, Slaughter is here with her eagerly anticipated take on the problems we still face, and how we can finally get past them. In her pragmatic, down-to-earth style, Slaughter bursts the bubble on all the "half-truths" we tell young women about "having it all", and explains what is really necessary to get true gender equality, both in the workplace and at home. Deeply researched, and filled with all the warm, wise and funny anecdotes that first made her the most trusted and admired voice on the issue, Anne-Marie Slaughter's book is sure to change minds, ignite debate and be the topic of conversation.


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“The basic problem this book addresses is the same one the feminists of Wages for Housework identified in the 1970s, even if Slaughter is careful to use the language of corporate empowerment seminars rather than Marxist critique. The breadth of her sources is impressive – she has read every study going – and despite the US focus, there is plenty here for a British reader to chew over. If it does occasionally feel like the latest episode in the long-running soap opera ‘Can Women Have it All?’, at least it’s a feature-length special.”

Helen Lewis – The Guardian  (JC – BookGrocer)

General Fields

  • : 9781780748702
  • : Oneworld Publications
  • : Oneworld Publications
  • : May 2016
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Anne-Marie Slaughter
  • : Paperback
  • : 352