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Author Kaplan, Meryle Mahrer, 1947-

Title Mothers' images of motherhood : case studies of twelve mothers / Meryle Mahrer Kaplan
Published London ; New York : Routledge, 1992


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Description xiii, 225 pages ; 24 cm
Contents 1. The Conceptual Framework. Women and motherhood as distinct. The institution of motherhood. Cultural and personal constructions of motherhood. American psychological feminism: making the connection between women and motherhood. The social construction of the child. The effect of being a mother on the construction of motherhood -- 2. Research Framework and Method. The case study method. The research population. Interview methodology. Analysis. Cross-case analysis -- 3. Individual Profiles of Subjects. Susan. Myra. Sharon. Linda. Lauren. Anna. Julia. Denise. Harriet. Karen. Ellen. Kathryn. Comparison of subgroupings -- 4. Cross-Case Analysis. Object relations. The three constellations of subjects. Relationality. Traditionality -- 5. Conclusion -- Appendix: Standardized Measures and Guide to the Second Interview
Analysis Parenthood Mothers
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 211-218) and index
Notes Also issued online
Subject Motherhood -- United States -- Case studies.
Mothers -- United States -- Psychology -- Case studies.
Mother-Child Relations [MESH]
Mother-Child Relations.
Mothers [MESH]
Mothers -- psychology.
United States [MESH]
United States.
Genre/Form Case Reports.
Case studies.
LC no. 91042647
ISBN 0415067561
041506757X (paperback)