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Cover; Half Title; Title Page; Copyright Page; Table of Contents; Acknowledgements; Introduction: No Time for Mother; 1 Disordered Homes: Organizing and Cleaning the Domestic Mess; 2 It's Time for Dinner: Cooking and Managing the Rhythms of Everyday Life; 3 Multitasking Moms: Childcare, Time Management and Women's Leisure; 4 Knitting, Sewing and Grandma's Retro-Style: Domestic Crafts and Free Time; 5 Monthly Ebbs and Flows: The Labor of Childbirth and the Postfeminist Biological Clock; Epilogue More Time for Father?; Notes; Bibliography; Index.
In this book, Nathanson examines how contemporary American television and associated digital media depict women's everyday lives as homemakers, career women, and mothers. Her focus on American popular culture from the 1990s through the present reveals two extremes: narratives about women who cannot keep house and narratives about women who only keep house. Nathanson looks specifically at the issue of time in this context and argues that the media constructs panics about domestic time scarcity while at the same time offering solutions for those very panics. Analyzing TV programs such.
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