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Mothers on mothers : maternal readings of popular television

Author: Rebecca Feasey
Publisher: Bern, Switzerland : Peter Lang AG, International Academic Publishers, [2016]
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"From Supernanny to Gilmore Girls, from Katie Price to Holly Willoughby, a wide range of examples of mothers and motherhood appear on television today. Drawing on questionnaires completed by mothers across the UK, this book shed new light on the varied and diverse ways in which expectant, new and existing mothers make sense of popular representations of motherhood on television. The volume examines the ways in which  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Feasey, Rebecca.
Mothers on mothers.
Bern, Switzerland : Peter Lang AG, International Academic Publishers, [2016]
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Rebecca Feasey
ISBN: 9783035307917 3035307911
OCLC Number: 946876908
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Media methods research : finding audiences and giving a voice to mothers --
Maternal preferences : from ordinary celebrity to the sitcom star --
Emulation, not identification : sartorial styles, domestic skills and maternal discipline --
Bad mothers and poor role models : maternal inadequacy and the problem of perfection --
Conclusion: A call for maternal diversity.
Responsibility: Rebecca Feasey.

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From Supernanny to Gilmore Girls, from Katie Price to Holly Willoughby, a wide range of examples of mothers and motherhood appear on television today. Drawing on questionnaires completed by mothers  Read more...

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