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Childfree by choice : the movement redefining family and creating a new age of independence

Author: Amy Blackstone
Publisher: New York, New York : Dutton, [2019]
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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"From Dr. Amy Blackstone, childfree woman, co-creator of the blog "we're {not} having a baby," and nationally recognized expert on the childfree choice comes a definitive investigation into the history and current growing movement of adults choosing to forgo parenthood: what it means for our society, economy, environment, perceived gender roles, and legacies, and how understanding and supporting all types of  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Amy Blackstone
ISBN: 9781524744090 1524744093
OCLC Number: 1193573601
Description: 232 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Childfree : the birth of a movement --
Bad for America : reproductive choices and a nation of free women --
A selfish choice : finding fulfillment and leaving a legacy --
Less of a woman : the myth of maternal instinct --
We are family : making a home and being a family --
It takes a village : childfree people and the children in their lives --
Happiness & aging in a world not designed for the aged --
A new chapter --
Afterword / by Lance Blackstone.
Responsibility: Dr. Amy Blackstone.

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"From Dr. Amy Blackstone, childfree woman, co-creator of the blog "we're {not} having a baby," and nationally recognized expert on the childfree choice comes a definitive investigation into the history and current growing movement of adults choosing to forgo parenthood: what it means for our society, economy, environment, perceived gender roles, and legacies, and how understanding and supporting all types of families can lead to positive outcomes for parents, non-parents, and children alike"--

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