True To Her Nature : Changing Advice To American Women

$99.54 New Out of stock Publisher: Waveland Pr Inc
SKU: DADAX1577661273
ISBN : 9781577661276
Price:
$99.54

Domestic Shipping: $3.99

Internation Shipping (Except United states): $16
Condition :

Shipping & Tax will be calculated at Checkout.
Estimated delivery time 7-14 days.
International delivery time 2 to 4 weeks.

Qty:
   - OR -   
True to Her Nature : Changing Advice to American Women

From colonial times to the present, advice givers from Cotton Mather to Dr. Benjamin Spock and Martha Stewart have offered a litany of opinions on proper child care and good housekeeping. Drawing on sermons, child-rearing manuals, and women's magazines, Margolis explores changing ideologies about middle-class women's roles and asserts they can only be explained within a larger material context. Variables such as household vs. industrial production, the demand or lack of demand for women's labor, and the changing costs and benefits of rearing children have been instrumental in influencing views of women's true nature and proper place. This provocative and persuasive analysis suggests there are well-defined material causes for attitudes toward women's employment and housework, changing advice on child rearing--including the discovery that fathers are parents too--and the rebirth of feminism.


Features :
  • Used Book in Good Condition

Product dimensions : 8.75x0.5x5.75 inches
Product weight : 0.5 pounds

Write a review


Your Name:


Your Email:


Your Review:

Note: HTML is not translated!

Rating: Bad           Good

Enter the code in the box below: