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So How's the Family?And Other Essays$
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Arlie Russell Hochschild

Print publication date: 2013

Print ISBN-13: 9780520272279

Published to California Scholarship Online: September 2016

DOI: 10.1525/california/9780520272279.001.0001

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At Home in the Office

At Home in the Office

(p.111) Eight At Home in the Office
So How's the Family?

Barrie Thorne

University of California Press

In this essay, Barrie Thorne and Arlie Hochschild describe all the ways that academic life resembles life in families, and they argue that, while the office family presents its challenges, we are very lucky to live in one.

Keywords:   office, recruitment, competition for resources, sibling rivalry, graduate students as children, teachers as parents

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