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New choices, new families : how lesbians decide about motherhood

Author: Nancy J Mezey
Publisher: Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, 2008.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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New Choices, New Families provides thoughtful insights into questions about sexual identity, social and cultural expectations, and what and who constitute a family.

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Mezey, Nancy J., 1965-
New choices, new families.
Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, 2008
(DLC) 2007052655
(OCoLC)190596322
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Nancy J Mezey
ISBN: 9780801895258 0801895251
OCLC Number: 557657966
Language Note: English.
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [Place of publication not identified] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (xi, 187 pages)
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: At the crossroads --
The historical rise of lesbian families --
Recruiting lesbian participants and collecting data --
Developing mothering desires --
Understanding motherhood --
Negotiating lesbian support networks --
Weighing intimate partner relationships --
Considering the benefits and barriers of work --
New choices, new families.
Responsibility: Nancy J. Mezey.
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"A multiracial feminist analysis of how lesbians make choices about motherhood. This book should be required reading for anyone seriously interested in twenty-first century families." - Maxine Baca Read more...

 
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