7 Myths About Women and Work by Catherine Fox

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A book about being a woman, raising children, succeeding in a leadership role, and living a full life, this work debunks the seven most commonly held misconceptions about women and their professional careers. Penned by an award-winning journalist, this book discusses topics such as the gender pay gap, motherhood and a career, meritocracies in the workplace, and the use of quotas.

 

About Catherine Fox

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Catherine Fox is an award-winning journalist and the deputy editor of AFR BOSS magazine. She is the coauthor of Better than Sex: How a Whole Generation Got Hooked on Work and The F-word: How We Learned to Swear by Feminism.
 
Published October 1, 2012 by University of New South Wales Press. 256 pages
Genres: Business & Economics. Non-fiction

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Australian journalist Fox investigates common misconceptions and biases that prevent women from reaching high level employment. She begins with the insidious myth that workplaces are meritocracies wit

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Award-winning journalist Fox (deputy editor, AFR BOSS; Better Than Sex: How a Whole Generation Got Hooked on Work) systematically dispels seven myths about women and work: these state that workplaces are meritocracies, the gender gap is exaggerated, women don't want the top jobs, women with child...

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