The Resource Thinking about the Baby : Gender and Transitions into Parenthood, (electronic resource)

Thinking about the Baby : Gender and Transitions into Parenthood, (electronic resource)

Label
Thinking about the Baby : Gender and Transitions into Parenthood
Title
Thinking about the Baby
Title remainder
Gender and Transitions into Parenthood
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Many new mothers and fathers are surprised at how they change as individuals and as couples after a baby is born. Susan Walzer's interviews explore the tendency for men and women to experience their transitions into parenthood in different ways--a pattern that has been linked to marital stress. How do new mothers and fathers think about babies, and what is the influence of parental consciousness in reproducing motherhood and fatherhood as different experiences? The reports of new parents in this book illustrate the power of gendered cultural imagery in how women and men think about their rol
Cataloging source
AU@
Dewey number
  • 306.85
  • 306.874
  • 306.874
Index
no index present
LC call number
  • HQ755.8 .W363 1998
  • HQ755.8.W363 1998
Literary form
non fiction
Label
Thinking about the Baby : Gender and Transitions into Parenthood, (electronic resource)
Publication
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Antecedent source
unknown
http://library.link/vocab/branchCode
  • net
Color
multicolored
Contents
Contents; Acknowledgments; Chapter 1. Becoming Mothers and Fathers; Chapter 2. Parental Consciousness and Gender; Chapter 3. "Good" Mothers and Fathers; Chapter 4. Bonding with the Baby: Biology and Social Meanings; Chapter 5. As a Wife and a Mother: Marriage and Approaches to New Parenthood; Chapter 6. Images of Family; Chapter 7. Employment, Child Care, and Parental Accountability; Chapter 8. Conclusion; Notes; References; Index
Control code
ocn780604146
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (221 p.)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781592138241
Level of compression
unknown
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt141pxrk
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
.b33120250
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)780604146
  • jstordda1592138241

Library Locations

    • Deakin University Library - Geelong Waurn Ponds CampusBorrow it
      75 Pigdons Road, Waurn Ponds, Victoria, 3216, AU
      -38.195656 144.304955
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