Lillian Breslow Rubin
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''It's true, as Marya Mannes says: "No one believes [a woman's] time to be sacred. A man at his desk in a room with a closed door is a man at work. A woman at a desk in any room is available."''Lillian Breslow Rubin (20th century), U.S. sociologist and family therapist. Women of a Certain Age, ch. 1 (1979).
''Women find ways to give sense and meaning to daily lifeways to be useful in the community, to keep mind active and soul growing even while they change diapers and cook vegetables.''Lillian Breslow Rubin (20th century), U.S. sociologist and family therapist. Women of a Certain Age, ch. 3 (1979).
''... in the working class, the process of building a family, of making a living for it, of nurturing and maintaining the individuals in it "costs worlds of pain."''Lillian Breslow Rubin (b. 1924), U.S. sociologist, family counselor, and author. Worlds of Pain, epilogue (1976). These are the final words of her...
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