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August 14, 2006

The Elusive 'Good Life'

A new study shows that the ‘good life’ has become more and more elusive for middle class working couples with children. Phyllis Moen, a U of M sociology professor, says that middle class couples who both work struggle to compete in job environments designed for single earners with no family responsibilities.

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