Colleen Carroll Campbell has this short piece about the false dichotomy outlined in a Census Bureau publication regarding the demographic composition of stay-at-home moms. The Bureau does not take into account the many women who are highly educated who choose to stay at home or move to part-time situations to raise children. The Bureau’s analysis is unsurprising, of course, from a purely economic standpoint, and also in light of modern society’s prejudice toward production and away from the family.

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s