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The conflict : how overzealous motherhood undermines the status of women

Author: Elisabeth Badinter; Adriana Hunter
Publisher: New York : Picador, 2013, ©2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Identifies vulnerabilities in today's parenting models for women, arguing that current recommendations are imposing 1950s-era limitations at the expense of women's health, fatherhood, and child independence. In this book the author Identifies vulnerabilities in today's parenting models for women, arguing that current recommendations are imposing 1950s era limitations at the expense of women's health, fatherhood, and  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Elisabeth Badinter; Adriana Hunter
ISBN: 9781250032096 1250032091
OCLC Number: 902612913
Notes: Translation of: Le conflit : la femme et la mere. 2010.
Description: 208 pages
Contents: The ambivalence of motherhood --
The sacred alliance of reactionaries --
Mothers, you owe them everything --
The baby's dominion --
The diversity of women's aspirations --
Wombs on strike --
French women, a special case.
Other Titles: Conflit : la femme et la mere.
Responsibility: Elisabeth Badinter ; translated by Adriana Hunter.

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