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Title Good enough mothering? : feminist perspectives on lone motherhood / edited by Elizabeth Bortolaia Silva.

Publication Info. London ; New York : Routledge, 1996.


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Description 1 online resource (ix, 241 pages)
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 211-231) and index.
Contents The transformation of mothering / Elizabeth Bortolaia Silva -- Deconstructing motherhood / Carol Smart -- Mothering and social responsibilities in a cross-cultural perspective / Henrietta L. Moore -- Diversity in patterns of parenting and household formation / Carolyn Baylies -- Mothers, workers, wives : comparing policy approaches to supporting lone mothers / Jane Millar -- Rational economic man or lone mothers in context? : the uptake of paid work / Rosalind Edwards and Simon Duncan -- Parental responsibility : the reassertion of private patriarchy? / Lorraine M. Fox Harding -- Social anxieties about lone motherhood and ideologies of the family : two sides of the same coin / Mary McIntosh -- Debates on disruption : what happens to the children of lone parents / Louis Burghes -- Social constructions of lone motherhood : a case of competing discourses / Anne Phoenix -- Unpalatable choices and inadequate families : lone mothers and the underclass debate / Sasha Roseneil and Kirk Mann.
Note Print version record.
Summary 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.
Local Note EBSCOhost SocINDEX with Full Text
Subject Single mothers.
Single mothers -- Government policy.
FAMILY & RELATIONSHIPS -- Parenting -- Motherhood.
Feminism. (OCoLC)fst00922671
Motherhood. (OCoLC)fst01026907
Single mothers. (OCoLC)fst01119370
Single mothers -- Government policy. (OCoLC)fst01119376
Ongehuwde moeders.
Alleinerziehende Mutter.
Soziale Situation.
United States.
Indexed Term Single parents
Added Author Silva, Elizabeth Bortolaia, editor.
Other Form: Print version: Good enough mothering?. London ; New York : Routledge, 1996 0415128897 (DLC) 98176425 (OCoLC)35445768
ISBN 0203289145 (electronic book)
9780203289143 (electronic book)
0203434285 (electronic book)
9780203434284 (electronic book)
0415128897 (Cloth)
0415128900 (Paper)
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