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The mommy myth : the idealization of motherhood and how it has undermined women

Author: Susan J Douglas; Meredith W Michaels
Publisher: New York : Free Press, ©2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Challenges idealized concepts about motherhood that compromise women's rights and empowerment, citing unrealistic parenting standards, media scare tactics, and negative attitudes that victimize both working and stay-at-home moms.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Douglas, Susan J. (Susan Jeanne), 1950-
Mommy myth.
New York : Free Press, ©2004
(OCoLC)651692856
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Susan J Douglas; Meredith W Michaels
ISBN: 0743259998 9780743259996
OCLC Number: 54092472
Description: 383 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: The new momism --
Revolt against the MRS --
Mouthing off to Dr. Spock --
Threats from without: satanism, abduction, and other media panics --
Attack of the celebrity moms --
Threats from within: maternal delinquents --
The war against welfare mothers --
The "mommy wars" --
Dumb men, stupid choices, or why we have no childcare --
Moms "R" us --
Dr. Laura's neighborhood: baby wearing, nanny cams, and the triumph of the new momism --
Exorcising the new momism.
Responsibility: Susan J. Douglas and Meredith W. Michaels.
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