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Author Bernard, Jessie, 1903-1996.

Title The future of motherhood / Jessie Bernard
Published New York : Penguin Books, 1975


Location Call no. Vol. Availability
 MELB  306.87 Ber/Fom  AVAILABLE
Description xiii, 426 pages
Contents Victorian model for the role of mother -- Mother is a role, women are human beings -- Why motherhood? -- Nonmotherhood -- How much motherhood? -- Storm signals -- Variety of scripts -- What do you mean, work? -- Severed roles -- Professional mother -- Working mother -- Other half -- Physical and social technologies -- Medical, pharmacological, and psychological technologies -- Politics of motherhood -- Economics of motherhood -- Experimental communities -- Revolution via reform -- New balance
Notes Includes bibliographical references
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Mother and child.
Women -- Social conditions.
Women -- History.
Women -- United States.
LC no. 74013391
ISBN 0140040404