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Women, motherhood, and childrearing by Richardson, Diane

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Published by London in Houndmills .
Written in English


  • Motherhood.,
  • Child rearing -- History.

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Edition Notes

StatementDiane Richardson.
SeriesWomen in society (Houndmills, Basingstoke, England)
LC ClassificationsHQ"759"R54"1993
The Physical Object
Paginationxiii, 162 p.
Number of Pages162
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20100862M
ISBN 10033353493X, 0333534948
LC Control Number92019905

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Diane Richardson, Women, Motherhood and Childrearing (London, Macmillan, ). This provides a lucid account of all aspects of mothering from a feminist perspective, drawing upon sociological, historical and psychological by: Women, motherhood and childrearing Richardson, Diane, Motherhood is a central fact of many women's lives. Despite this, relatively little has been written about how maternity and childcare affect women's lives.   I'm a phd candidate, ABD, with two small children, ages three and 8-months. I read this book cover-to-cover. I'm sorry I found the book so late into my journey into motherhood/grad studies. The book contains so many amazing essays that give voice to a range of my concerns, fears, anxieties, secrets, pleasures, and wishes. Love it!/5(18).   Mother by Sarah Knott review – how child-rearing has changed A quest to find out how women have experienced pregnancy and motherhood over the centuries ends with a Author: Lara Feigel.