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ILL - The cultural contradictions of motherhood

Sharon Hays

ILL - The cultural contradictions of motherhood

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The institutional context of mothering in U.S. academia. In the United States, there is much conversation about the rising costs of a college education and the mounting debt that students are taking on to obtain a post-secondary degree (Best and Best, , Field, ).While there is lip service to the importance of education, the U.S. has been uneven in its delivery of affordable Cited by: 4. This book adopts the field of cultural and media studies' interest in mass media and elite cultural artefacts as the sites of the reproduction of meaning, and the poststructuralist concern with discourses (ways of representing and talking about phenomena) and their role in the construction of practices and concepts of reality. “Baby safe haven” laws, which allow a parent to relinquish anewborn baby legally and anonymously at a specified institutional location—such.


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Through analyzing the accounts of 24 middle- and upper-middle-class African American mothers employed in professional careers, three different cultural. Intensive mothering: the cultural contradictions of modern motherhood / Published: () Mother and child: maternity and child ILL - The cultural contradictions of motherhood book in Dublin.

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