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Author Lawler, Steph, 1958-
Title Mothering the self : mothers, daughters, subjects / Steph Lawler.
Imprint London ; New York : Routledge, 2000.

Author Lawler, Steph, 1958-
Series Transformations
Subject Mothers and daughters.
Women -- Interviews.
Description 1 online resource (x, 229 pages).
polychrome rdacc
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 210-223) and index.
Contents Being and knowing : the social relations of truth -- Guaranteeing the social order : good-enough daughters, good-enough mothers -- (Re)producing the self -- Girls growing up : regulation and autonomy -- Daughterly stories : matrophobia, class and the self -- Maternal stories, maternal selves -- Children's needs and mothers' desires -- Telling other stories : refiguring motherhood and daughterhood.
Summary A fresh start from which to consider the far-reaching implications of this relationship. Draws on in-depth interviews with women who speak both as mothers and as daughters.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 0203171063 (electronic bk.)
9780203171066 (electronic bk.)
0203131398 (electronic bk.)
9780203131398 (electronic bk.)
0415170834 (Cloth)
0415170842 (Paper)
OCLC # 48139143
Additional Format Print version: Lawler, Steph, 1958- Mothering the self. London ; New York : Routledge, 2000 0415170834 (DLC) 00024898

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