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Palgrave Macmillan Studies in Family and Intimate Life

The Demands of Motherhood

Agents, Roles and Recognition

Authors: Smyth, L.

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Drawing on qualitative interviews with forty middle-class mothers living in Northern Ireland and the US, this book explores the strategies women adopt, as they take on and creatively re-make motherhood in ways which allow them to cope.

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LISA SMYTH Lecturer in Sociology at Queen's University Belfast, UK, and has also been a visiting professor at San Diego State University's Department of Women's Studies, USA. She works on issues of gender, reproduction and social change. She has previously published Abortion and Nation.

Table of contents (7 chapters)

Table of contents (7 chapters)

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
The Demands of Motherhood
Book Subtitle
Agents, Roles and Recognition
Authors
Series Title
Palgrave Macmillan Studies in Family and Intimate Life
Copyright
2012
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Copyright Holder
Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited
eBook ISBN
978-1-137-01025-4
DOI
10.1057/9781137010254
Hardcover ISBN
978-0-230-57930-9
Softcover ISBN
978-1-349-36792-4
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
VIII, 178
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