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The Resource The mommy myth : the idealization of motherhood and how it has undermined women, Susan J. Douglas and Meredith W. Michaels

The mommy myth : the idealization of motherhood and how it has undermined women, Susan J. Douglas and Meredith W. Michaels

Label
The mommy myth : the idealization of motherhood and how it has undermined women
Title
The mommy myth
Title remainder
the idealization of motherhood and how it has undermined women
Statement of responsibility
Susan J. Douglas and Meredith W. Michaels
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Challenges idealized concepts about motherhood that compromise women's rights and empowerment, citing unrealistic parenting standards, media scare tactics, and negative attitudes that victimize both working and stay-at-home moms
Cataloging source
BKL
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1950-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Douglas, Susan J.
Dewey number
306.874/3/0973
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
HQ759
LC item number
.D67 2004
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Michaels, Meredith W
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Motherhood
  • Mothers
  • Women in mass media
  • Motherhood
  • Mothers
  • Women in mass media
  • United States
  • Moederschap
  • Beeldvorming
  • Mutterschaft
  • Mythos
  • Frau
  • Massenmedien
  • USA
  • Mödrar
  • Moderskap
Label
The mommy myth : the idealization of motherhood and how it has undermined women, Susan J. Douglas and Meredith W. Michaels
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 337-361) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The new momism -- Revolt against the MRS -- Mouthing off to Dr. Spock -- Threats from without: satanism, abduction, and other media panics -- Attack of the celebrity moms -- Threats from within: maternal delinquents -- The war against welfare mothers -- The "mommy wars" -- Dumb men, stupid choices, or why we have no childcare -- Moms "R" us -- Dr. Laura's neighborhood: baby wearing, nanny cams, and the triumph of the new momism -- Exorcising the new momism
Control code
ocm54092472
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
383 pages, [16] pages of plates
Isbn
9780743259996
Lccn
2004299458
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o54092472
  • (OCoLC)54092472
Label
The mommy myth : the idealization of motherhood and how it has undermined women, Susan J. Douglas and Meredith W. Michaels
Link
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 337-361) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The new momism -- Revolt against the MRS -- Mouthing off to Dr. Spock -- Threats from without: satanism, abduction, and other media panics -- Attack of the celebrity moms -- Threats from within: maternal delinquents -- The war against welfare mothers -- The "mommy wars" -- Dumb men, stupid choices, or why we have no childcare -- Moms "R" us -- Dr. Laura's neighborhood: baby wearing, nanny cams, and the triumph of the new momism -- Exorcising the new momism
Control code
ocm54092472
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
383 pages, [16] pages of plates
Isbn
9780743259996
Lccn
2004299458
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o54092472
  • (OCoLC)54092472

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