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Are Mothers Getting A Bad Deal?
Aired 6/28/2001

Husband, children, a great career --- todayís modern woman can have it all ---- canít she? Ann Crittenden, in her new book The Price of Motherhood, says "not really." Crittenden argues that, despite recent economic gains, motherhood is still a pricey and dicey proposition. In order to have children -- a great joy and fulfillment says Crittenden -- women take a big cut in pay, hurt their future job prospects, and are often ignored in the workplace. Itís not right and itís not fair, she says. Does becoming a mother force women to give up too much? If so, what can be done about it?
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  Christina Hoff Sommers
    W.H. Brady Fellow at the American Enterprise Institute and author of "The War Against Boys: How Misguided Feminism is Harming Our Young Men"
  Ann Crittenden
    author of "The Price of Motherhood: Why the Most Important Job in the World Is Still the Least Valued"
  Steven Baskerville
    professor of political science at Howard University

Originally Aired: 6/28/2001

   
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