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Browsing by Subject "Mothers"

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  • Friedman, May (2015)
    News reports and scholarly research on childhood obesity in cases where child welfare has intervened share some common themes: being fat is seen as something to be ashamed of; mothers are blamed for childhood obesity; and ...
  • Friedman, May (2014)
    Popular media as well as academics/practitioners generally see motherhood and sexuality as two disconnected aspects of women’s lives. An exception is the manner in which pornographic publications and popular culture identify ...
  • Berman, Rachel; Silver, Susan (2007)
    Society often views young mothers as social problems and persons unfit to be parents. When young mothers get support from other parents in the same circumstances, they feel powerful enough to resist such commonly held ...

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