This book includes a remarkably diverse range of voices and perspectives on the under-researched topic of mothers electing to stay at home to care for their children or returning home after being in the paid workforce. As the first international collec- tion of its kind, it explores with sensitivity and in- sight some of the deep cultural, personal and policy tensions around stay-at- home mothering. Elizabeth Reid Boyd and Gayle Letherby draw together con- temporary social science research, media analyses and reflections on the lived experience of mothers. This book is distinguished by its openness, moving beyond familiar stereotypes and toward a different way of thinking about this important issue.
|Title of host publication||Stay-at-Home Mothers: Dialogues and Debates|
|Editors||Elizabeth Reid Boyd, Gayle Letherby|
|Place of Publication||Ontario, Canada|
|Publication status||Published - Jul 2014|