Quotations From SYLVIA ANN HEWITT

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  • 1.
    The decision to have a child is both a private and a public decision, for children are our collective future.
    Sylvia Ann Hewitt (20th century), economist. A Lesser Life, ch. 6 (1986).

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  • 2.
    Modern women are squeezed between the devil and the deep blue sea, and there are no lifeboats out there in the form of public policies designed to help these women combine their roles as mothers and as workers.
    Sylvia Ann Hewitt (20th century), economist. A Lesser Life, ch. 2 (1986).

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  • 3.
    The degree to which the child-rearing professionals continue to be out of touch with reality is astounding. For example, a widely read manual on breast-feeding, devotes fewer than two pages to the working mother.
    Sylvia Ann Hewitt (20th century), U.S. economist. A Lesser Life, ch. 2 (1986).

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  • 4.
    For women the wage gap sets up an infuriating Catch-22 situation. They do the housework because they earn less, and they earn less because they do the housework.
    Sylvia Ann Hewitt (20th century), economist. A Lesser Life, ch. 4 (1986).

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