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    • White Working Class

    • Overcoming Class Cluelessness in America
    • By: Joan C. Williams
    • Narrated by: Liisa Ivary
    • Length: 3 hrs and 28 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Around the world, populist movements are gaining traction among the white working class. Meanwhile, members of the professional elite - journalists, managers, and establishment politicians - are on the outside looking in, left to argue over the reasons. Williams explains that many people have conflated "working class" with "poor" - but the working class is, in fact, the elusive, purportedly disappearing middle class. They often resent the poor and the professionals alike. But they don't resent the truly rich.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • An inside look into Progressive tribalism

    • By Spirit on 01-22-18

    Regular price: $17.47

    • What Works for Women at Work

    • Four Patterns Working Women Need to Know
    • By: Joan C. Williams, Anne-Marie Slaughter, Rachel Dempsey
    • Narrated by: Nan McNamara
    • Length: 10 hrs and 37 mins
    • Unabridged
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    An essential resource for any working woman, What Works for Women at Work is a comprehensive and insightful guide for mastering office politics as a woman. Authored by Joan C. Williams, one of the nation's most-cited experts on women and work, and her daughter, writer Rachel Dempsey, this unique audiobook offers a multigenerational perspective into the realities of today's workplace.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Good but slanted heavily for lawyers

    • By Kindle Customer on 01-27-17

    Regular price: $24.95

    • 551: Why the White Working Class Voted for Trump

    • By: Sarah Green Carmichael, Joan C. Williams
    • Length: 19 mins
    • Original Recording
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    Joan C. Williams, distinguished professor and director of the Center for WorkLife Law at UC Hastings, discusses the white working class voters who helped elect Republican Donald Trump as U.S. President, and why Democrat Hillary Clinton did not connect with them.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Still Misunderstood

    • By Sam on 12-25-17

    Regular price: $0.00

    • Uber and Other Tech Companies Could Make Simple Changes to Avoid Driving Away Their Female Engineers

    • By: Marina Multhaup, Joan C. Williams
    • Narrated by: Fleet Cooper
    • Length: 7 mins
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    Organizations need to address these kinds of problems, take practical steps to eliminating bias against women, especially in the STEM fields, such as engineering, and fix their hostile climates.

    Regular price: $3.95

    • Need a Good Parental Leave Policy? Here It Is.

    • By: Joan C. Williams
    • Narrated by: Fleet Cooper
    • Length: 7 mins
    • Unabridged
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    With parental leave policies in flux, and not a lot of federal guidelines in the United States about what to offer, executives are often left on their own to design the right policies for their companies. Here’s a brief guide, to designing a leave that will both retain your talented employees and reduce the potential for legal liability.

    Regular price: $3.95

    • Hillary Clinton, Bernie Sanders, and the Tug of War between Women

    • By: Joan C. Williams
    • Narrated by: Fleet Cooper
    • Length: 8 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Donald Trump can take on the pope without suffering in the polls. Bernie Sanders can promise free college and health care and never have to explain how he’ll pay for them. But Madeline Albright can’t trot out a one-liner she’s used for decades - “There’s a special place in hell for women who don’t help each other” - at a Hillary Clinton rally without having to write an apologetic New York Times Op-Ed about it.

    Regular price: $3.95

    • Will Working Mothers Take Your Company to Court? (Harvard Business Review)

    • By: Joan C. Williams, Amy J. C. Cuddy
    • Narrated by: Todd Mundt
    • Length: 19 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Bias against caregivers is surprisingly out in the open at many firms – and how it could cost yours millions of dollars.

    Regular price: $1.95