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Shift in US parents' roles: study

The national debate seems to be shifting from whether mothers should work to how policies could help working parents manage.

New York

EVEN though 70 per cent of mothers and 93 per cent of fathers have jobs, Americans' attitudes about working parents - mothers as caregivers, fathers as breadwinners - have been remarkably slow to change.

New research, though, reveals a shift. Not only do as many as 92 per...

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