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Rock-a-by Baby: Feminism, Self-Help and Postpartum Depression
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Rock-a-by Baby: Feminism, Self-Help and Postpartum Depression (Paperback)

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Although self-help has been an integral strategy of the women's movement, the burgeoning self-help publishing industry and growing popularity of talk shows encouraging personal confession have provoked vicious attacks on self-help from many feminists. Rock-a-By Baby examines the postpartum depression support group movement and exploring the relationship between gender, the ideas and strategies of women's self-help groups and feminism. Taylor uses interviews and personal letters, talk show transcripts, organizational newsletters and a survey of postpartum group leaders to illuminate conflicts played out in the arena of women's self-help.

Health & WellbeingHistory & PoliticsPolitics & governmentInternational relationsPhilosophy, Psychology & Social SciencesSocial issues & processesFeminism & feminist theoryPhilosophy, Psychology & Social SciencesSociology Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd Publication Date: 19/09/1996 ISBN-13: 9780415912921  Details: Type: Paperback Format: Books
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Verta Taylor is Associate Professor of Sociology at Ohio State University. She is the co-author of Survival in the Doldrums: The American Women's Rights Movement, 1945 to the 1960s, and co-editor of Feminist Frontiers.

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