skip to content
Home is where the school is : the logic of homeschooling and the emotional labor of mothering Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

Home is where the school is : the logic of homeschooling and the emotional labor of mothering

Author: Jennifer Lois
Publisher: New York : New York University Press, [2013]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
Database:WorldCat
Summary:
Home Is Where the School Is is the first comprehensive look into the lives of homeschooling mothers. Drawing on rich data collected through eight years of fieldwork and dozens of in-depth interviews, Jennifer Lois examines the intense effects of the emotional and temporal demands that homeschooling places on mothers' lives, raising profound questions about the expectations of modern motherhood and the limits of  Read more...
Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

 

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jennifer Lois
ISBN: 9780814752517 0814752519 9780814752524 0814752527 0814789439 9780814789438 0814759432 9780814759431
OCLC Number: 777627043
Description: x, 229 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Homeschooling mothers --
pt. 1. The emotional culture of good mothering --
Coming to a decision : first- and second-choice homeschoolers --
Defending good-mother identities : the homeschooling stigma --
pt. 2. The temporal-emotional conflict of good mothering --
Adding the teacher role : domestic labor and burnout --
Losing me-time : the temporal emotion work of motherhood --
pt. 3. Homeschooling motherhood over time --
Looking back : the homeschooling journey --
Taking stock of the present : perceptions of success --
Looking forward : empty desks, empty nests --
Savoring motherhood.
Responsibility: Jennifer Lois.

Abstract:

The first comprehensive look into the lives of homeschooling mothers  Read more...

Reviews

Editorial reviews

Publisher Synopsis

"Lois's patient ethnography at once sensitively reveals the complicated emotional and time-bound processes that forge the maternal self and motherhood as gendered social institution par excellence. Read more...

 
User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

Be the first.

Similar Items

Related Subjects:(3)

User lists with this item (5)

Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Linked Data


Primary Entity

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/777627043> # Home is where the school is : the logic of homeschooling and the emotional labor of mothering
    a schema:Book, schema:CreativeWork ;
   library:oclcnum "777627043" ;
   library:placeOfPublication <http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/countries/nyu> ;
   schema:about <http://dewey.info/class/371.042/e23/> ;
   schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1178592> ; # Women teachers
   schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/959374> ; # Home schooling
   schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1026940> ; # Mothers
   schema:bookFormat bgn:PrintBook ;
   schema:creator <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1171197534#Person/lois_jennifer> ; # Jennifer Lois
   schema:datePublished "2013" ;
   schema:description "Homeschooling mothers -- pt. 1. The emotional culture of good mothering -- Coming to a decision : first- and second-choice homeschoolers -- Defending good-mother identities : the homeschooling stigma -- pt. 2. The temporal-emotional conflict of good mothering -- Adding the teacher role : domestic labor and burnout -- Losing me-time : the temporal emotion work of motherhood -- pt. 3. Homeschooling motherhood over time -- Looking back : the homeschooling journey -- Taking stock of the present : perceptions of success -- Looking forward : empty desks, empty nests -- Savoring motherhood."@en ;
   schema:description "Home Is Where the School Is is the first comprehensive look into the lives of homeschooling mothers. Drawing on rich data collected through eight years of fieldwork and dozens of in-depth interviews, Jennifer Lois examines the intense effects of the emotional and temporal demands that homeschooling places on mothers' lives, raising profound questions about the expectations of modern motherhood and the limits of parenting. --From publisher description."@en ;
   schema:exampleOfWork <http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/1171197534> ;
   schema:inLanguage "en" ;
   schema:name "Home is where the school is : the logic of homeschooling and the emotional labor of mothering"@en ;
   schema:productID "777627043" ;
   schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780814752524> ;
   schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780814789438> ;
   schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780814752517> ;
   schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780814759431> ;
   wdrs:describedby <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/777627043> ;
    .


Related Entities

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1171197534#Person/lois_jennifer> # Jennifer Lois
    a schema:Person ;
   schema:familyName "Lois" ;
   schema:givenName "Jennifer" ;
   schema:name "Jennifer Lois" ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1026940> # Mothers
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Mothers"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1178592> # Women teachers
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Women teachers"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/959374> # Home schooling
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Home schooling"@en ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780814752517>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
   schema:isbn "0814752519" ;
   schema:isbn "9780814752517" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780814752524>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
   schema:isbn "0814752527" ;
   schema:isbn "9780814752524" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780814759431>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
   schema:isbn "0814759432" ;
   schema:isbn "9780814759431" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780814789438>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
   schema:isbn "0814789439" ;
   schema:isbn "9780814789438" ;
    .

<http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/777627043>
    a genont:InformationResource, genont:ContentTypeGenericResource ;
   schema:about <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/777627043> ; # Home is where the school is : the logic of homeschooling and the emotional labor of mothering
   schema:dateModified "2016-05-11" ;
   void:inDataset <http://purl.oclc.org/dataset/WorldCat> ;
    .


Content-negotiable representations

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.