- 264 pages ; 24 cm
- Contents: Introduction: An invisible job is never done -- Part I: Emotional labor at home. How did we get here? ; The mother load ; Who cares? ; It's okay to want more ; What we do and why we do it -- Part II: Emotional labor at large. Whose work is it anyway? ; A warm smile and a cold reality ; Too emotional to lead? ; What quiet costs ; Finishing the fight -- Part III: The path forward. Nature versus nurture : are women really just better at this stuff? ; Talking about emotional labor ; Creating a culture of awareness ; Owning our worth ; Finding balance.Includes bibliographical references.Introduction: An invisible job is never done -- Emotional labor at home -- Emotional labor at large -- The path forward.Summary: "In her ultra-viral article 'Women Aren't Nags--We're Just Fed Up,' ... Gemma Hartley gave ... voice to the frustration and anger experienced by countless women. Now, in Fed Up, Hartley expands outward from the everyday frustrations of performing thankless emotional labor to illuminate how the expectation to do this work in all arenas--private and public--fuels gender inequality, limits our opportunities, steals our time, and adversely affects the quality of our lives"--Dust jacket flap.