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Essential Labor: Mothering as Social Change

Essential Labor: Mothering as Social Change

Garbes, Angela

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Women's HealthWomen's Studies

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ISBN10: 0062937367
ISBN13: 9780062937360
Publisher: Harper Wave
Published: May 10 2022
Pages: 256
Weight: 0.70
Height: 1.20 Width: 5.70 Depth: 8.20
Language: English

From the acclaimed author of Like a Mother comes a reflection on the state of caregiving in America, and an exploration of mothering as a means of social change.

The Covid-19 pandemic shed fresh light on a long-overlooked truth: mothering is among the only essential work humans do. In response to the increasing weight placed on mothers and caregivers--and the lack of a social safety net to support them--writer Angela Garbes found herself pondering a vital question: How, under our current circumstances that leave us lonely, exhausted, and financially strained, might we demand more from American family life?

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