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Author Douglas, Susan J. (Susan Jeanne), 1950-

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

Imprint New York : Free Press, c2004.

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Location Call No. Status OPAC Message Public Note Gift Note
 Moore Stacks  HQ759 .D67 2004    Available  ---
Description 383 p., [16] p. of plates : ill. ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [337]-361) and index.
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.
Subject Motherhood -- United States.
Mothers -- United States.
Women in mass media -- United States.
Added Author Michaels, Meredith W.
ISBN 0743259998