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The poverty of life-affirming work : motherwork, education, and social change

Author: Mechthild U Hart
Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 2002.
Series: Contributions in women's studies, no. 194.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This text challenges traditional notions of welfare mothers by providing first-hand accounts of poor urban mothers and revealing the life-affirming and moral aspects of their "motherwork" - a form of  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mechthild U Hart
ISBN: 0313317763 9780313317767
OCLC Number: 47216466
Description: xiv, 231 pages ; 25 cm.
Contents: The war against subsistence --
"I ache when I think of my children" : raising children in Chicago's public housing --
Welfare mothers : invisible work becoming visible--and invisible again --
Literacy and motherwork --
Teaching and learning as a political ally --
Creating and sustaining life and community.
Series Title: Contributions in women's studies, no. 194.
Responsibility: Mechthild U. Hart.

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