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The Resource "Bad" mothers : the politics of blame in twentieth-century America, edited by Molly Ladd-Taylor and Lauri Umansky

"Bad" mothers : the politics of blame in twentieth-century America, edited by Molly Ladd-Taylor and Lauri Umansky

Label
"Bad" mothers : the politics of blame in twentieth-century America
Title
"Bad" mothers
Title remainder
the politics of blame in twentieth-century America
Statement of responsibility
edited by Molly Ladd-Taylor and Lauri Umansky
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"With a distinct minority of American families living the two-parent, one-worker lifestyle touted as the norm," the authors examine the question: "Do most mothers now qualify as 'bad' mothers in one way or another?"--Cover
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
306.874/3/0973
Index
index present
LC call number
HQ759
LC item number
.B218 1998
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1955-
  • 1959-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Ladd-Taylor, Molly
  • Umansky, Lauri
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Mothers
  • Mothers
  • Blame
Label
"Bad" mothers : the politics of blame in twentieth-century America, edited by Molly Ladd-Taylor and Lauri Umansky
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction / Molly Ladd-Taylor and Lauri Umansky -- 1. Mending Rosa's "Working Ways": A Case Study of an African American Mother and Breadwinner / Karen W. Tice -- 2. The Sterilization of Willie Mallory / Steven Noll -- 3. Hospitalizing Maria Germani / Emily K. Abel -- 4. Taking on a Mother's Job: Day Care in the 1920s and 1930s / Elizabeth Rose -- 5. "Mother Made Me Do It": Mother-Blaming and the Women of Child Guidance / Kathleen W. Jones -- 6. Mother-Blaming / Paula J. Caplan -- 7. Antiracism and Maternal Failure in the 1940s and 1950s / Ruth Feldstein -- 8. "Momism" and the Making of Treasonous Homosexuals / Jennifer Terry -- 9. Bad/Good, Good/Bad: Birth Mothers and Adoptive Mothers / Betty Jean Lifton -- 10. Nonmothers as Bad Mothers: Infertility and the "Maternal Instinct" / Elaine Tyler May -- 11. On Being the "Bad" Mother of an Autistic Child / Jane Taylor McDonnell -- 12. "Immoral Conduct": White Women, Racial Transgressions, and Custody Disputes / Renee Romano -- 13. The Making of a "Bad" Mother: A Lesbian Mother and Her Daughters / Christine J. Allison -- 14. Mothering to Death / Su Epstein -- 15. On a Hickory Limb / Burton Rascoe -- 16. The Overprotective Mother / Herman N. Bundesen -- 17. How to Be a Jewish Mother: A Very Lovely Training Manual / Dan Greenburg -- 18. Murder in Alabama: American Wives Think Viola Liuzzo Should Have Stayed Home / Lyn Tornabene -- 19. Mothers Who Don't Know How / George Will -- 20. "Fetal Rights": A New Assault on Feminism / Katha Pollitt -- 21. Breastfeeding in the 1990s: The Karen Carter Case and the Politics of Maternal Sexuality / Lauri Umansky -- 22. Rejecting Zoe Baird: Class Resentment and the Working Mother / Diane Sampson -- 23. Moms Don't Rock: The Popular Demonization of Courtney Love / Norma Coates -- 24. Murdering Mothers / Annalee Newitz -- 25. On Fixing "Bad" Mothers and Saving Their Children / Annette R. Appell -- 26. Poisonous Choice / Rickie Solinger
Control code
37221150
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
ix, 411 pages
Isbn
9780814751206
Isbn Type
(pbk. : acid-free paper)
Lccn
97021142
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Label
"Bad" mothers : the politics of blame in twentieth-century America, edited by Molly Ladd-Taylor and Lauri Umansky
Publication
Note
Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction / Molly Ladd-Taylor and Lauri Umansky -- 1. Mending Rosa's "Working Ways": A Case Study of an African American Mother and Breadwinner / Karen W. Tice -- 2. The Sterilization of Willie Mallory / Steven Noll -- 3. Hospitalizing Maria Germani / Emily K. Abel -- 4. Taking on a Mother's Job: Day Care in the 1920s and 1930s / Elizabeth Rose -- 5. "Mother Made Me Do It": Mother-Blaming and the Women of Child Guidance / Kathleen W. Jones -- 6. Mother-Blaming / Paula J. Caplan -- 7. Antiracism and Maternal Failure in the 1940s and 1950s / Ruth Feldstein -- 8. "Momism" and the Making of Treasonous Homosexuals / Jennifer Terry -- 9. Bad/Good, Good/Bad: Birth Mothers and Adoptive Mothers / Betty Jean Lifton -- 10. Nonmothers as Bad Mothers: Infertility and the "Maternal Instinct" / Elaine Tyler May -- 11. On Being the "Bad" Mother of an Autistic Child / Jane Taylor McDonnell -- 12. "Immoral Conduct": White Women, Racial Transgressions, and Custody Disputes / Renee Romano -- 13. The Making of a "Bad" Mother: A Lesbian Mother and Her Daughters / Christine J. Allison -- 14. Mothering to Death / Su Epstein -- 15. On a Hickory Limb / Burton Rascoe -- 16. The Overprotective Mother / Herman N. Bundesen -- 17. How to Be a Jewish Mother: A Very Lovely Training Manual / Dan Greenburg -- 18. Murder in Alabama: American Wives Think Viola Liuzzo Should Have Stayed Home / Lyn Tornabene -- 19. Mothers Who Don't Know How / George Will -- 20. "Fetal Rights": A New Assault on Feminism / Katha Pollitt -- 21. Breastfeeding in the 1990s: The Karen Carter Case and the Politics of Maternal Sexuality / Lauri Umansky -- 22. Rejecting Zoe Baird: Class Resentment and the Working Mother / Diane Sampson -- 23. Moms Don't Rock: The Popular Demonization of Courtney Love / Norma Coates -- 24. Murdering Mothers / Annalee Newitz -- 25. On Fixing "Bad" Mothers and Saving Their Children / Annette R. Appell -- 26. Poisonous Choice / Rickie Solinger
Control code
37221150
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
ix, 411 pages
Isbn
9780814751206
Isbn Type
(pbk. : acid-free paper)
Lccn
97021142
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n

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