Narratives of Stay-at-Home Mothers: The Ideology of Intensive Motherhood

Part of the Palgrave Macmillan Studies in Family and Intimate Life book series (PSFL)


This chapter explores the stories of stay-at-home mothers, which strongly support an intensive mothering ideology that underpins the mother’s ongoing presence as vital for children’s well-being.


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  1. 1.Faculty of Health & Social SciencesBournemouth UniversityBournemouthUK

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