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Author Miller, Tina, 1957-

Title Making sense of motherhood : a narrative approach / Tina Miller.

Imprint Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2005.

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Description 1 online resource (viii, 176 pages)
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 162-171) and index.
Contents Cover; Half-title; Title; Copyright; Contents; Dedication; Acknowledgements; Introduction; 1 The storied human life: a narrative approach; 2 Making sense of motherhood: cultural scripts; 3 Setting the Western context: mothering in late-modern society; 4 Anticipating motherhood: the antenatal period; 5 Making sense of early mothering experiences; 6 A return to normal: becoming the expert; 7 Conclusions and reflections: making sense of motherhood; References; Index.
Summary This book explores how women try to make sense of, and narrate their experiences of first-time motherhood in the Western world. It charts the social, cultural and moral contours of contemporary motherhood and engages with sociological and feminist debates on how selves are constituted, maintained and narrated.
Local Note eBooks on EBSCOhost EBSCO eBook Subscription Academic Collection - North America
Subject Motherhood.
Mothers.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Other Form: Print version: Miller, Tina, 1957- Making sense of motherhood. Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2005 0521835720 0521543649 (DLC) 2004054238 (OCoLC)55981968
ISBN 0511082185 (electronic bk.)
9780511082184 (electronic bk.)
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9780511081736
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9780511171291
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0511489501
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0521835720
9781280415692
0521835720 (Cloth)
0521543649 (pb ; alk. paper)
Standard No. 9780511082184