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Title Good enough mothering? : feminist perspectives on lone motherhood / edited by Elizabeth Bortolaia Silva.
Imprint London ; New York : Routledge, 1996.

Subject Single mothers.
Single mothers -- Government policy.
Single parents
Alt Name Silva, Elizabeth Bortolaia,
Description 1 online resource (ix, 241 pages)
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 211-231) and index.
Contents The transformation of mothering / Elizabeth Bortolaia Silva -- Deconstructing motherhood / Carol Smart -- Mothering and social responsibilities in a cross-cultural perspective / Henrietta L. Moore -- Diversity in patterns of parenting and household formation / Carolyn Baylies -- Mothers, workers, wives : comparing policy approaches to supporting lone mothers / Jane Millar -- Rational economic man or lone mothers in context? : the uptake of paid work / Rosalind Edwards and Simon Duncan -- Parental responsibility : the reassertion of private patriarchy? / Lorraine M. Fox Harding -- Social anxieties about lone motherhood and ideologies of the family : two sides of the same coin / Mary McIntosh -- Debates on disruption : what happens to the children of lone parents / Louis Burghes -- Social constructions of lone motherhood : a case of competing discourses / Anne Phoenix -- Unpalatable choices and inadequate families : lone mothers and the underclass debate / Sasha Roseneil and Kirk Mann.
Summary An engaging collection of accounts of historial patterns of mothering and ideologies of the family. Includes cross-national comparisons of policies and experience of lone motherhood in developed and developing countries.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 0203289145 (electronic bk.)
9780203289143 (electronic bk.)
0203434285 (electronic bk.)
9780203434284 (electronic bk.)
0415128897 (Cloth)
0415128900 (Paper)
OCLC # 52082737
Additional Format Print version: Good enough mothering?. London ; New York : Routledge, 1996 0415128897 (DLC) 98176425 (OCoLC)35445768