From the December, 2002 issue of Touchstone
family Restoring the Family by Kevin J. Doyle

Restoring the Family

There’s No Place Like Work: How Business, Government, and Our Obsession with Work Have Driven Parents From Home
by Brian C. Robertson
Dallas, Texas: Spence Publishing Company, 2000
(179 pages; $24.95, hardcover)

reviewed by Kevin J. Doyle

The mixed sex composition of today’s workforce is a commonplace reality, as few across the political spectrum question the presence of women in the paid professions. This social change has gained the force of law in the form of federal and state anti-discrimination statutes designed to encourage greater representation for women on the job. Our popular culture hails this phenomenon as an example of American progressivism. Accord . . .


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