Rock-A-by Baby: Feminism, Self-Help and Postpartum Depression

Rock-A-by Baby: Feminism, Self-Help and Postpartum Depression

by Verta Taylor
     
 

ISBN-10: 0415912911

ISBN-13: 9780415912914

Pub. Date: 08/28/1996

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

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

Overview

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.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415912914
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
08/28/1996
Series:
Perspectives on Gender Series
Pages:
240
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.90(d)

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