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  1. Marginalised Mothers

    Exploring Working Class Experiences of Parenting

    By Val Gillies

    Series: Relationships and Resources

    Successive moral panics have cast poor or socially excluded mothers - associated with social problems as diverse as crime, underachievement, unemployment and mental illness - as bad mothers. Their mothering practices are held up as the antithesis of good parenting and are associated with poor...

    Published November 30th 2006 by Routledge

  2. Making Families

    Moral Tales of Parenting and Step-Parenting

    By Jane Ribbens McCarthy, Rosalind Edwards, Val Gillies

    This book goes to the heart of academic, political and popular debates, as well as professional concerns, about the nature of contemporary family life and parenting. Families are widely discussed in western societies as breaking down or as radically changing, with step-families in particular seen...

    Published April 1st 2003 by Routledge-Cavendish

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