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Mothers, daughters and careers

Jill Armstrong

in Like Mother, Like Daughter?: How Career Women Influence Their Daughters' Ambition

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781447334088
eISBN:
9781447334132
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447334088.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

This chapter provides an overview of how having a mother with a career influences the daughter's own career ambitions. This book's research shows that at the start of the daughters' careers their ... More


Principal-Agent Theory, Career Prospects, and U.S. Attorneys

Banks Miller and Brett Curry

in U.S. Attorneys, Political Control, and Career Ambition

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
December 2018
ISBN:
9780190928247
eISBN:
9780190928278
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190928247.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Legal Profession and Ethics

This chapter explores two theories central to understanding the behavior of federal prosecutors. First, principal-agent theory is introduced to frame the relationship between national political ... More


U.S. Attorneys, Political Control, and Career Ambition

Banks Miller and Brett Curry

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
December 2018
ISBN:
9780190928247
eISBN:
9780190928278
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190928247.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Legal Profession and Ethics

United States Attorneys (USAs), the chief federal prosecutors in each judicial district, are key in determining how the federal government uses coercive force against its citizens. How much control ... More


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