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Author Feldstein, Ruth, 1965-

Title Motherhood in black and white : race and sex in American liberalism, 1930-1965 / Ruth Feldstein.

Imprint Ithaca, NY : Cornell University Press, 2000.

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 Moore Stacks  HQ759 .F364 2000    DUE 05-17-23  ---
Description ix, 241 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 217-233) and index.
Contents "The women have a big part to play": citizenship, motherhood, and race in New Deal liberalism -- Racism as un-American: psychology, masculinity, and maternal failure in the 1940s -- "Politics in an age of anxiety": Cold War liberalism and dangers to Americans -- "I wanted the whole world to see": constructions of motherhood in the death of Emmett Till -- "Imitation" reconsidered: consuming images in the late 1950s -- Pathologies and mystiques: revising motherhood and liberalism in the 1960s.
Subject Motherhood -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Mothers -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Women -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Liberalism -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Racism -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
ISBN 0801484383 (pbk.)
0801434149 (cloth)