The mommy myth : the idealization of motherhood and how it has undermined women / Susan J. Douglas and Meredith W. Michaels.
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- ISBN: 0743259998 : HRD
- Physical Description: 383 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
- Publisher: New York : Free Press, c2004.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. -361) and index.
Challenges idealized concepts about motherhood that compromise women's rights and empowerment, citing unrealistic parenting standards, media scare tactics, and negative attitudes that victimize both working and stay-at-home moms.
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