review ☆ Shattered



7 thoughts on “Shattered

  1. says:

    This book is a severe warning to those considering becoming parents Although basically a feminist book it is not too one sided and Asher tries to be fair to men in acknowledging they also suffer from the after effects of birth Asher is far balanced than other authors of books and articles on the subject A warning

  2. says:

    Rebecca Asher is a self proclaimed feminist and as a man I have little clue on feminists’ ideas but reading this book has made me focus on one The book title 'Shattered' and the accompanying subtitle 'Modern Motherhood and The Ill

  3. says:

    I think we should all send a copy of this book to our MPs with an instruction to read and take actionMuch of the beginning of this book did not personally speak to me as we have managed a balance of power and res

  4. says:

    Gives a very clear and convincing narrative explaining how ineuality in parenting comes about the biggest factor probably being the year of leave on decent pay that is often available to mothers after a baby is born but not fathers Really does make you think about how odd this state of affairs is in a country that is ag

  5. says:

    Fantastic book that should be compulsory reading for all parents parents to be and politicians Nodded along times than a nodding dog to the persuasive argument Wish I'd read this before starting a family Well re

  6. says:

    Anyone who has a job children and another half should read this book And then follow other half around house uoting chunks Other half also has to read too Fascinating But will it change anything?

  7. says:

    See my review here

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read & download ½ E-book, or Kindle E-pub Ü Rebecca Asher

P their children to the detriment of everything else in their lives Fathers conversely are dragooned into the role of main earner becoming semi detached from their families Both men and women put up too little resistance to this pressure shying away from asking what is really best for themselves and their children The conseuences of this enduring ineuality in the home reach far beyond individuals and into society as a whole A radical new approach is needed if we want to raise our children fairly and happ. I think we should all send a copy of this book to our MPs with an instruction to read and take actionMuch of the beginning of thi

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If we live in an age of euality why are women are still left holding the baby Today women outperform men at school and university They make a success of their early careers and enter into relationships on their own terms So it might seem that euality is in the bag But once they have children their illusions are swiftly shatteredBecoming a mother is a tremendously rewarding experience but for all the current talk of shared parenting women still find themselves bearing primary responsibility for bringing u. This book is a severe warning to those considering becoming parents Although basically a feminist book it is not too one sided an

read & download ½ E-book, or Kindle E-pub Ü Rebecca Asher

IlyRanging from antenatal care and maternity leave to work practices relationship dynamics and beyond Shattered exposes the ineualities perpetuated by the state employers and the parenting industry and suggests imaginative ways forward to achieve balanced and fulfilling livesRebecca Asher draws on the experiences of mothers and fathers in the UK and around the world in setting out a manifesto for a new model of family life Engaging and provocative Shattered is a call to arms for a revolution in parenting. Fantastic book that should be compulsory reading for all parents parents to be and politicians Nodded along times than a nodding