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Making modern mothers

Author: Rachel Thomson
Publisher: Bristol, UK ; Portland, OR : Policy Press, 2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"What does motherhood mean today? Drawing on interviews with new mothers and intergenerational chains of women in the same family, this exciting and timely book documents the transition to motherhood over generations and time. Exploring, amongst other things, the trend to later motherhood and the experience of teenage pregnancy, a compelling picture emerges. Becoming a mother is not only a profound moment of  Read more...
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Rachel Thomson
ISBN: 1847426042 9781847426048 9781847426055 1847426050
OCLC Number: 719419287
Description: vi, 318 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Contents: Motherhood at large --
Conception --
Body --
Relationships --
Expert advice --
Work --
Commodities --
Birth --
Afterbirth.
Responsibility: Rachel Thomson [and others].
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"A beautifully written narrative woven together with great skill by the authors , which respects women's stories whilst illuminating them by the judicious use of feminist theory. " Valerie Hey, Read more...

 
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