The Conflict

The Conflict

How Modern Motherhood Undermines the Status of Women

Book - 2011
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Identifies vulnerabilities in today's parenting models for women, arguing that current recommendations are imposing 1950s-era limitations at the expense of women's health, fatherhood, and child independence.
Publisher: New York : Metropolitan Books, c2011
ISBN: 9780805094145
Characteristics: 208 p. ; 22 cm
Additional Contributors: Hunter, Adriana
Alternative Title: Conflit. English


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May 25, 2012

All pretty obvious stuff...I was expecting more.


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