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As we enter the millennium, this handbook shows how the gurus got it wrong. The once-promised world of higher productivity and greater leisure where paid work would cease to dominate our lives has not materialized. At the same time, despite the transformation in young women's aspirations and achievements, their long-term prospects have changed very little. The book asks how we can build a society where women's expectations and the global convulsions of the labour market can be harmonized with the needs of family and community. It also looks at why this question is officially sidelined as a "woman's problem" instead of being debated as an urgent political issue that affects all of us.
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Suzanne Franks was born in 1956. She won a First Class Honours degree in Politics, Philosophy and Economics at Oxford and went to Harvard as a Kennedy Scholar. She worked briefly in Washington for a public interest lobby group. She returned to the UK and joined the BBC as a trainee in September 1979. She spent 10 years as a researcher, assistant producer, producer and finally senior producer, first in documentaries, but mainly in current affairs. She worked on the Money Programme, Newsnight, Panorama and Nationwide, in addition to several election specials. In 1989 she set up an independent production company with a couple of associates. This specialises in News/Current Affairs and now has the exclusive contract to televise Parliament. Her company also makes occasional programmes but has diversified into other communications areas - such as establishing an maintaining a Parliamentary Website and setting up new microwave links, and it is involved in consultation for Scottish Parli
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