Legitimate Mothers

Iannone, Carol
August 1995
First Things: A Monthly Journal of Religion & Public Life;Aug/Sep1995, Issue 55, p14
Considers why the U.S. should rethink its ideas about motherhood. Notion of contemporary feminism; Development of a division between the ideal of motherhood as a primary activity and the insistence on motherhood as one among many life experiences; Attitude of the professional class toward single mothers receiving public assistance.


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