The Politics of Parenthood: 2child Care, Women's Rights, and the Myth of the Good Mother

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Viking, 1993 - 303 pagine
Calling for a redefinition of "good parenting," a former Carter administration official examines the history of American mothering and shapes a new parenting paradigm based on children's needs. Tour.

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THE POLITICS OF PARENTHOOD: Child Care, Women's Rights, and the Myth of the Good Mother

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A forceful overview of how what's perceived as good for the child changes as the culture and public-policy change—currently, Berry says, to the detriment of women. The author's fundamental thesis is ... Leggi recensione completa

The politics of parenthood: child care, women's rights, and the myth of the good mother

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In a timely and fascinating book, Berry, a lawyer and University of Pennsylvania history professor, reviews the social history of the American family in support of the thesis that the "mother care ... Leggi recensione completa

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The Problem
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Searching for Solutions
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Father Care Other Care
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