Consuming Motherhood

Consuming Motherhood

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This work addresses the provocativw question of how motherhood and consumption - as ideologies and as patterns of social action - mutually shape and constitute each other in contemporary life.The birth of a much-wanted baby has drastically changed ICatherinea#39;s life and has become the exclusive focus of her decision making and planning. ... The woodwork has been stripped to its natural state, and an old fitted wardrobe painted in deep purple and gold has been ... The entire contents of the playroom (with the exception of a reduced-price Ikea shelving unit) have been obtained through theanbsp;...

Title:Consuming Motherhood
Author:Janelle S. Taylor
Publisher:Rutgers University Press - 2004


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