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The Resource Forget "having it all" : how America messed up motherhood--and how to fix it, by Amy Westervelt

Forget "having it all" : how America messed up motherhood--and how to fix it, by Amy Westervelt

Label
Forget "having it all" : how America messed up motherhood--and how to fix it
Title
Forget "having it all"
Title remainder
how America messed up motherhood--and how to fix it
Statement of responsibility
by Amy Westervelt
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Examines the history of American ideas about motherhood, how those ideas have impacted all women whether or not they have children, and calls for changes in workplace policies, cultural norms, and personal attitudes about motherhood
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Westervelt, Amy
Dewey number
306.874/3
Index
index present
Language note
Text in English
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Motherhood
  • Working mothers
  • Stay-at-home mothers
  • Work and family
  • Feminism
  • Feminism
  • Motherhood
  • Stay-at-home mothers
  • Work and family
  • Working mothers
  • United States
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE / Sociology / General
Label
Forget "having it all" : how America messed up motherhood--and how to fix it, by Amy Westervelt
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Being a mother shouldn't suck -- Pioneer women -- Birthing a nation -- The industrial revolution and the division of labor -- Scientific motherhood and modern reproduction -- From Rosie the Riveter to the 1950s housewife -- Second-wave feminism -- Opting out, leaning in, and falling over -- The fertility-industrial complex -- The patriarchs -- Redefining "it all"
Control code
on1028525724
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
First edition.
Extent
vii, 309 pages
Isbn
9781580057868
Lccn
2018031136
Label
Forget "having it all" : how America messed up motherhood--and how to fix it, by Amy Westervelt
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Being a mother shouldn't suck -- Pioneer women -- Birthing a nation -- The industrial revolution and the division of labor -- Scientific motherhood and modern reproduction -- From Rosie the Riveter to the 1950s housewife -- Second-wave feminism -- Opting out, leaning in, and falling over -- The fertility-industrial complex -- The patriarchs -- Redefining "it all"
Control code
on1028525724
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
First edition.
Extent
vii, 309 pages
Isbn
9781580057868
Lccn
2018031136

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