The Resource Why we can't sleep : women's new midlife crisis, Ada Calhoun

Why we can't sleep : women's new midlife crisis, Ada Calhoun

Label
Why we can't sleep : women's new midlife crisis
Title
Why we can't sleep
Title remainder
women's new midlife crisis
Statement of responsibility
Ada Calhoun
Title variation
Why we cannot sleep
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"When Ada Calhoun found herself in the throes of a midlife crisis, she thought that she had no right to complain. She was married with children and a good career. So why did she feel miserable? And why did it seem that other Generation X women were miserable, too? Calhoun decided to find some answers. She looked into housing costs, HR trends, credit card debt averages, and divorce data. At every turn, she saw a pattern: sandwiched between the Boomers and the Millennials, Gen X women were facing new problems as they entered middle age, problems that were being largely overlooked. Speaking with women across America about their experiences as the generation raised to "have it all," Calhoun found that most were exhausted, terrified about money, underemployed, and overwhelmed. Instead of their issues being heard, they were told instead to lean in, take "me-time," or make a chore chart to get their lives and homes in order. In Why We Can't Sleep, Calhoun opens up the cultural and political contexts of Gen X's predicament and offers solutions for how to pull oneself out of the abyss-and keep the next generation of women from falling in. The result is reassuring, empowering, and essential reading for all middle-aged women, and anyone who hopes to understand them"--
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Cataloging source
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http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Calhoun, Ada
Dewey number
305.2440973
Index
no index present
LC call number
HQ1059.5.U5
LC item number
C35 2020eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Middle-aged women
  • Midlife crisis
  • Generation X
  • FAMILY & RELATIONSHIPS / Life Stages
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE / Women's Studies
  • Middle-aged women
  • Midlife crisis
  • United States
Label
Why we can't sleep : women's new midlife crisis, Ada Calhoun
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Publication
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unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
First Grove Atlantic edition.
Extent
1 online resource (xii, 267 pages)
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unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780802147868
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unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
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unknown
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unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
939DDA7D-4C36-49CE-8B2D-C58DA7809F47
System control number
  • (OCoLC)1137244427
  • on1137244427
  • 2960719
Label
Why we can't sleep : women's new midlife crisis, Ada Calhoun
Link
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
First Grove Atlantic edition.
Extent
1 online resource (xii, 267 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780802147868
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
939DDA7D-4C36-49CE-8B2D-C58DA7809F47
System control number
  • (OCoLC)1137244427
  • on1137244427
  • 2960719

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