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Books for Female Breadwinners

A list of books specifically written on the subject of or to support the growing number of female breadwinners

Rocking Your Role: The 'How To' guide to success for Female Breadwinners

Jenny Garrett is an executive coach, consultant and speaker. She is passionate about: challenging leaders to make a positive difference, motivating women to live their best life, inspiring authentic leadership. She is founder of Reflexion Associates, a holistic and expansive leadership development consultancy that has worked internationally over the last ten years to deliver executive coaching and training with a difference: depth, personalisation and meaning.

The Richer Sex: How the New Majority of Female Breadwinners Is Transforming Sex, Love, and Family

"Ambitious . . . Separating "The Richer Sex" from earlier manifestos and exposes about women . . . is Mundy's fresh reporting and the reams of new social science research she summarizes to make her case." --Rachel Shteir, "The New York Times Book Review" --This text refers to the Hardcover edition.

She Makes More-Inside the Minds of Female Breadwinners

Dawn DeLavallade, M.D. is a practicing physician, wife, mother, and writer on a mission to save the American marriage. Having 10 years' experience as the female breadwinner in her own marriage, Dr. DeLavallade recognizes that despite the increasing presence of Female Breadwinners in society, this uncustomary relationship dynamic continues to be a struggle for many couples.

Bringing Home the Bacon: Making Marriage Work When She Makes More Money

Bringing Home the Bacon: Making Marriage Work When She Makes More Money: Harriet Pappenheim, Ginny Graves: Books

Female Breadwinners: How They Make Relationships Work and Why They are the Future of the Modern Workforce

Suzanne Doyle-Morris, PhD follows up the huge success of her last book "Beyond the Boys' Club: Strategies for Achieving Career Success as a Woman Working in a Male-Dominated Field," with a look into the relationships of couples where the woman is the main earner.

The End of Men: And the Rise of Women

Praise for "The End of Men""[Rosin] covers an impressive amount of ground about women...A great starting point for readers interested in exploring the intersecting issues of gender, family and employment." - "Kirkus " "In this bold and inspired dispatch, Rosin upends the common platitudes of contemporary sexual politics with a deeply reported meditation from the unexpected frontiers of our rapidly changing culture."

The Rise and Decline of the Male Breadwinner Family?: Studies in Gendered Patterns of Labour Division and Household O...

This collection of essays looks at the origins and expansion of different patterns of breadwinning in both western and non-western history. As a collection it provides new insights into the historical and cross-cultural development of the male breadwinner family and its determinants, and as such, it provides an important contribution to the ongoing debate on patterns of breadwinning.

Earning More and Getting Less: Why Successful Wives Can't Buy Equality

Earning More and Getting Less: Why Successful Wives Can't Buy Equality: Veronica Jaris Tichenor: Books

Lean In: Women, Work, and the Will to Lead

"If you loved Sheryl Sandberg's incredible TEDTalk on why we have too few women leaders, or simply believe as I do that we need equality in the boardroom, then this book is for you. As Facebook's COO, Sheryl Sandberg has first-hand experience of why having more women in leadership roles is good for business as well as society.

Mrs Moneypenny's Careers Advice for Ambitious Women

A practical, pacy and punchy toolkit. A masterclass in how to succeed and stay sane. A fiercely practical, eternally upbeat and utterly enjoyable textbook for success ... incisive, self-deprecating and hilarious. (Management Today )A highly enjoyable, high-energy new book about success and getting it.