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Single by Chance, Mothers by Choice is the first book to provide an intimate portrait of women who have chosen to become single mothers. Drawing on in-depth personal interviews, Hertz follows individual women as they make the psychological break with traditional expectations and identify specific paths to motherhood. These routes include using known and anonymous donors, adoption, and chancing pregnancy. A candid portrayal of the new single motherhood, the book reveals how women are recreating our notions of family, and the pitfalls single parents continue to face.…mehr

Produktbeschreibung
Single by Chance, Mothers by Choice is the first book to provide an intimate portrait of women who have chosen to become single mothers. Drawing on in-depth personal interviews, Hertz follows individual women as they make the psychological break with traditional expectations and identify specific paths to motherhood. These routes include using known and anonymous donors, adoption, and chancing pregnancy. A candid portrayal of the new single motherhood, the book reveals how women are recreating our notions of family, and the pitfalls single parents continue to face.
  • Produktdetails
  • Verlag: OXFORD UNIV PR
  • Seitenzahl: 304
  • Erscheinungstermin: August 2008
  • Englisch
  • Abmessung: 225mm x 145mm x 28mm
  • Gewicht: 403g
  • ISBN-13: 9780195341409
  • ISBN-10: 0195341406
  • Artikelnr.: 23594226
Autorenporträt
Rosanna Hertz is Luella LaMer Professor of Sociology and Women's Studies and Chair of the Women's Studies Department at Wellesley College. The author of the widely acclaimed More Equal Than Others , she is frequently interviewed by national print media on issues related to women, work, and the family.