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Good enough mothering? feminist perspectives on lone motherhood

Elizabeth Bortolaia Silva


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  • Title:
    Good enough mothering? feminist perspectives on lone motherhood
  • Author: Elizabeth Bortolaia Silva
  • Description: Book Cover; Title; Contents; List of contributors; Introduction; The transformation of mothering; Deconstructing motherhood; Mothering and social responsibilities in a cross-cultural perspective; Diversity in patterns of parenting and household formation; Mothers, workers, wives: comparing policy approaches to supporting lone mothers; Rational economic man or lone mothers in context? The uptake of paid work; 'Parental responsibility': the reassertion of private patriarchy?; Social anxieties about lone motherhood and ideologies of the family: two sides of the same coin
    Debates on disruption: what happens to the children of lone parentsSocial constructions of lone motherhood: a case of competing discourses; Unpalatable choices and inadequate families: lone mothers and the underclass debate; References; Index;
    An engaging collection of accounts of historial patterns of mothering and ideologies of the family. Includes cross-national comparisons of policies and experience of lone motherhood in developed and developing countries.
  • Publication Date: 1996
  • Publisher: London ; New York : Routledge
  • Format: 1 online resource (252 p.).
  • Identifier: ISBN 1-134-79517-3;ISBN 0-203-28914-5;ISBN 1-280-31912-7;ISBN 0-203-43428-5
  • Subjects: Single mothers; Motherhood; Single mothers -- Government policy; Feminism; Electronic books
  • Language: English
  • Source: 01DAL UDM ALMA

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