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Reconceiving women : [electronic resource] separating motherhood from female identity / Mardy S. Ireland.

By: Ireland, Mardy S.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: New York : Guilford Press, 1993Description: xii, 195 p. ; 24 cm.ISBN: 0898621232 (acid-free paper); 9780898621235 (acid-free paper); 0898620163 (pbk. : alk. paper); 9780898620160 (pbk. : alk. paper).Subject(s): Childlessness -- Social aspects -- United States | Childlessness -- Psychological aspects | Women -- Psychology | Birth control -- United States | Family Planning Services -- United States | Infertility, Female -- psychology -- United States | Social Conditions -- United States | Women -- psychology -- United States | Kinderloosheid | Vrouwen | Psychologische aspecten | Stérilité volontaire -- Aspect social -- États-Unis | Stérilité volontaire -- Aspect psychologique | Femmes -- Psychologie | Régulation des naissances -- États-Unis | Frau | KinderlosigkeitDDC classification: 305.48/904 Other classification: 71.21 Online resources: Free eBook from the Internet Archive | Additional information and access via Open Library
Contents:
Childless in the 1990s: The "other" woman and why now? -- The traditional woman: Childless -- The transitional woman: Child-free and childless -- The transformative woman: Child-free -- The development of female identity: facts or fictions? -- Weaving an alternative understanding -- The gendered view of identity: Limitations and possibilities -- Women but not mothers.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 171-187) and index.

Childless in the 1990s: The "other" woman and why now? -- The traditional woman: Childless -- The transitional woman: Child-free and childless -- The transformative woman: Child-free -- The development of female identity: facts or fictions? -- Weaving an alternative understanding -- The gendered view of identity: Limitations and possibilities -- Women but not mothers.

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