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Fredrickson's Under the Bus: How Working Women are Being Run Over.

Fredrickson, C. (2015). Under the bus: How working women are being run over. The New Press: New York.

Summary: In this book, Fredrickson details the long history of how policy and deeply rooted beliefs about gender roles for women have historically discriminated against and continue to discriminate against women and particularly women of color and their opportunities to work. She advocates for policies for universal programs to level the playing field by providing affordable childcare, early childhood education, public education, and paid family and medical leave for parents.  Throughout the book, she cites research and chronicles individual stories of women who are facing such discrimination.

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