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OURSELVES AS MOTHERS: The Universal Experience of Motherhood

Editorial Review - Kirkus - Jane Doe

Anthropologist Kitzinger's (Women as Mothers, 1979) dreary picture of the current state of motherhood in the West leaves one wondering why anyone bothers anymore. New mothers, she says, are devalued by society and perhaps by themselves, prey to the exhortations of the medical establishment and so-called parenting experts, and plied by the media with images of unattainably perfect motherhood. She ... Read full review

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