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Mommy Myth The Idealization of Motherhood and How It Has Undermined All Women

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ISBN-10: 0743260465

ISBN-13: 9780743260466

Edition: 2004

Authors: Susan Douglas, Meredith W. Michaels

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In 'The Mommy Myth' the authors reveal the ground that has been lost to the cult of the 'new momism', a trend in Western culture that suggests that women can only achieve contentment through the perfection of mothering, a perfection that remains out of reach no matter how hard women try to 'have it all'.
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Book details

List price: $24.99
Copyright year: 2004
Publisher: Free Press
Publication date: 2/8/2005
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 400
Size: 5.25" wide x 8.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 0.792
Language: English

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"" UsTen Dr. Laura's Neighborhood: Baby Wearing, Nanny Cams, and the Triumph of the New Momism
Epilogue Exorcising the New Momism