Originaly published: New York : Metropolitan Books, 2001.
Includes bibliographical references (p. -303) and index.
Where we are now -- A conspiracy of silence -- How mothers' work was "disappeared" : the invention of the unproductive housewife -- The truly invisible hand -- The mommy tax -- The dark little secret of family life -- What is a wife worth? -- Who really owns the family wage? -- Who pays for the kids? -- The welfare state versus a caring state -- The toughest job you'll ever love -- An accident waiting to happen -- "It was her choice" -- Conclusion : how to bring children up without putting women down.