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The Resource Mother courage : letters from mothers in poverty at the end of the century, edited by Christine Gowdridge, A. Susan Williams and Margaret Wynn ; introduction by Ann Oakley

Mother courage : letters from mothers in poverty at the end of the century, edited by Christine Gowdridge, A. Susan Williams and Margaret Wynn ; introduction by Ann Oakley

Label
Mother courage : letters from mothers in poverty at the end of the century
Title
Mother courage
Title remainder
letters from mothers in poverty at the end of the century
Statement of responsibility
edited by Christine Gowdridge, A. Susan Williams and Margaret Wynn ; introduction by Ann Oakley
Contributor
Editor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
This collection of letters from the Women's Co-operative Guild (1915), is a record of the difficulties experienced by women raising children in difficult and hostile circumstances. These letters are now a disturbing reflection of today's conditions.
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Cataloging source
StDuBDS
Dewey number
305.56908520941
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
HV1448.G7
LC item number
M67 1997
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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  • Gowdridge, Christine
  • Williams, A. Susan
  • Wynn, Margaret
  • Maternity Alliance
Series statement
Penguin politics
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  • Poor women
  • Mothers
  • Society & culture: general
  • Biography: general
  • Poverty & unemployment
  • Social welfare & social services
  • Great Britain
  • Society
Summary expansion
In 1915 a collection of letters written by members of the Women's Co-Operative Guild, and edited by the General Secretary of the Guild was published. It described the lives of poor women and the circumstances in which they bore and raised their children.;Today in spite of improvements in living conditions, the recent dismantling of the welfare system has impoverished a growing number of mothers. Nearly one baby in three is born into a family officially categorized as poor. This book consist of letters from poor women in the 1990s, looking at their personal experiences of childbirth and childrearing. Nutrition, infant mortality, length of hospital confinement, post-natal care and "maternity poverty" are all examined
Label
Mother courage : letters from mothers in poverty at the end of the century, edited by Christine Gowdridge, A. Susan Williams and Margaret Wynn ; introduction by Ann Oakley
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Published in association with the Maternity Alliance
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Control code
BDZ0000492028
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
xxx, 208 pages
Isbn
9780140244700
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations (black and white)
Label
Mother courage : letters from mothers in poverty at the end of the century, edited by Christine Gowdridge, A. Susan Williams and Margaret Wynn ; introduction by Ann Oakley
Publication
Note
Published in association with the Maternity Alliance
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Control code
BDZ0000492028
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
xxx, 208 pages
Isbn
9780140244700
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations (black and white)

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