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The Resource Making modern mothers

Making modern mothers

Label
Making modern mothers
Title
Making modern mothers
Creator
Contributor
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
An exciting and timely book documenting the transition to motherhood over generations and time
Cataloging source
EBLCP
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Thomson, Rachel
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Kehily, Mary Jane
  • Hadfield, Lucy
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  • Motherhood
  • FAMILY & RELATIONSHIPS
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE
  • Motherhood
  • Great Britain
Label
Making modern mothers
Instantiates
Publication
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
Control code
ocn772844903
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (326 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781447304548
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
Other control number
9786613395481
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt1t6x8hk
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)772844903
Label
Making modern mothers
Publication
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
Control code
ocn772844903
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (326 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781447304548
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
Other control number
9786613395481
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt1t6x8hk
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)772844903

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