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Parents. Parenthood

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  • Birthing a Motherby Elly Teman

    University of California Press 2010; US$ 29.95

    Birthing a Mother is the first ethnography to probe the intimate experience of gestational surrogate motherhood. In this beautifully written and insightful book, Elly Teman shows how surrogates and intended mothers carefully negotiate their cooperative endeavor. Drawing on anthropological fieldwork among Jewish Israeli women, interspersed with cross-cultural... more...

  • Monster Withinby Barbara Almond

    University of California Press 2010; US$ 23.95

    Mixed feelings about motherhood?uncertainty over having a child, fears of pregnancy and childbirth, or negative thoughts about one?s own children?are not just hard to discuss, they are a powerful social taboo. In this beautifully written book, Barbara Almond brings this troubling issue to light. She uncovers the roots of ambivalence, tells how it manifests... more...

  • Mothering the Selfby Stephanie Lawler

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 67.95

    A fresh start from which to consider the far-reaching implications of the mother-daughter relationship. This book draws on in-depth interviews with women who speak both as mothers and as daughters. more...

  • Absent Fathers?by Jonathan Bradshaw; Christine Skinner; Carol Stimson; Julie Williams

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 63.95

    Discusses the social implications of absentee fathers. Provides a text for undergraduates in social policy and should also be important for professionals concerned with family breakdown and child support. more...

  • Rethinking Parent and Child Conflictby Susan Grieshaber

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 47.95

    First Published in 2004. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • The Fatherby Luigi Zoja

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 45.95

    Argues that the father's role in bringing up children is a social construction that has been subject to change throughout history, it looks at the consequences of this along with the crisis facing parenthood today. more...

  • Eveby Petrina Brown

    Summersdale Publishers Ltd. 2004; US$ 12.99

    In "Eve", Petrina Brown explores the influence of religion and folklore on sex and childbirth and their impact on women. She has researched customs and ceremonies from around the world, revealing extraordinary advice that has been followed for fertility, contraception and abortion. more...

  • Making Sense of Motherhoodby Tina Miller

    Cambridge University Press 2005; US$ 34.00

    This 2005 book charts the social, cultural and moral contours of contemporary motherhood. more...

  • Making Men into Fathersby Barbara Hobson

    Cambridge University Press 2002; US$ 36.00

    Prominent gender studies scholars consider how institutional settings and policy shape new models of fatherhood. more...

  • Friendly Relations?by Pamela Cotterill

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 67.95

    Examines the power relationship between females in the family, specifically the relationship between the mother-in-law and daughter-in-law. This book Tackles The Difficult Emotions Often Found In This Relationship: Jealousy and possesiveness and the more...