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Title Mothering and ambivalence / edited by Wendy Hollway and Brid Featherstone.

Imprint London ; New York : Routledge, 1997.

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Description 1 online resource (x, 200 pages)
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents 1. Introduction : crisis in the western family / Brid Featherstone -- 2. The production and purposes of maternal ambivalence / Rozsika Parker -- 3. Fathers' ambivalence (too) / Stephen Frosh -- 4. The maternal bed / Wendy Hollway -- 5. Mothers and daughters within a changing world / Sheila Ernst -- 6. Mothers, parenting, gender development and therapy / Susie Orbach talking to Wendy Hollway -- 7. The heaven and hell of mothering : mothering and ambivalence in the mass media / Ros Coward -- 8. In the company of women : experiences of working with the lost mother / Paddy Maynes and Joanna Best -- 9. Parting is such sweet sorrow : the romantic tragedy of a mother-child relationship / Caroline Owens -- 10. Group-analytic psychotherapy : a site for reworking the relationship between mothers and daughters / Sheila Ernst -- 11. 'I wouldn't do your job!' : women, social work and child abuse / Brid Featherstone.
Summary Children's rights, lone motherhood and the breakdown of families are all issues at the forefront of current social debate in the West, with little agreement on what constitutes good parenting, or how the needs of both mother and child are best met. The feminist contribution to this debate is particularly important in keeping in view the diverse identities of all those who provide mothering. The psychoanalytic contribution is often undervalued and misunderstood. Mothering and Ambivalence brings together authors from therapeutic, academic and social work backgrounds to discuss depen.
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Subject Motherhood -- Psychological aspects.
Mothers -- Psychology.
Mother and child.
Women and psychoanalysis.
Mother-Child Relations.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author Hollway, Wendy, editor.
Featherstone, Brid, editor.
Other Form: Print version: Mothering and ambivalence. London ; New York : Routledge, 1997 0415139104 (DLC) 97224465 (OCoLC)37371483
ISBN 0203131010 (electronic bk.)
9780203131015 (electronic bk.)
9780415139113 (pbk.)
0415139112 (pbk.)
0415139104 (hbk.)
0415139112 (pbk.)