Other People's Children: An Intimate Account of the Dilemmas Facing Middle-Class Parents and the Women They Hire to Raise Their Children

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Interviews with more than 150 parents and care givers inform a probing examination of the anxieties and conflicts that arise in situations in which middle-class parents and their children's care givers have different cultural backgrounds

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"Engrossing. . . . Shines a harsh light on the lives of nannies and their middle class employers . . . and raises questions that no parent who hires a nanny should ignore."--Susan Chira, New York Times Book Review

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Julia Wrigley is a Professor of Sociology at the Graduate Center of the City University of New York.

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