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The Resource Making modern mothers, (electronic resource)

Making modern mothers, (electronic resource)

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Making modern mothers
Title
Making modern mothers
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Language
eng
Summary
An exciting and timely book documenting the transition to motherhood over generations and time
Cataloging source
EBLCP
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Making modern mothers, (electronic resource)
Label
Making modern mothers, (electronic resource)
Link
http://www.jstor.org/stable/10.2307/j.ctt1t898c8
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Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 293-310) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Making Modern Mothers; Contents; Acknowledgements; 1. Motherhood at large; Making modern motherhood; Situations in a common culture; A comparative and dynamic approach; Outline of the book; A new politics of motherhood?; 2. Conception; Storying conception; Conception as survival; Conception as inevitable; Conception as earned; The identity work of new motherhood; 3. Body; Reading the body; The maternal body in contemporary culture; Living the pregnant body; Pregnancy as part of a body story; Conclusion; 4. Relationships; Couplings; Compulsory parenthood?
  • Intergenerational dynamics: accounts of progress and declineMother-daughter dialogues; Father-daughter relationships; Conclusion; 5. Expert advice; The expert and the mother; Pregnancy magazines as purveyors of knowledge; Books; Mothers as 'organic experts'; Sociable mothering -- groups, self-help and social networking; The situation; Conclusion; 6. Work; Work and social change; Work in biographical perspective; Making motherhood work; Conclusion; 7. Commodities; Considering consumer culture; The material culture of motherhood; Maternal economies; Baby things; Informal economies
  • Buggies and nappiesThe nursery; Conclusion; 8. Birth; The cultural context of birth; Informed choices: anticipating birth; The 'scary bits' of birth; 'True life' birth stories; Intergenerational birth stories; Narrating intergenerational embodiment; Normal birth and normalising birth; Conclusion; 9. After birth; Situations and the practices of mothering; Self, identity and change; Maternal publics; Appendix 1: The study design, methods and sample; Questionnaire; Interviews; Case studies; Cultural analysis; Appendix 2: Description of the sample; References; Postscript; Index
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Extent
1 online resource (326 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781847426062
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote

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