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Mothers' images of children and their implications for maternal response

Ribbens McCarthy, Jane (2003). Mothers' images of children and their implications for maternal response. In: Woodhead, Martin and Montgomery, Heather eds. Understanding Childhood: An Inter-Disciplinary Approach. Milton Keynes: Wiley/Open University, pp. 75–79.

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Abstract

An account of mothers' images (or typifications) of what it means to be a Child, based on interviews with mothers with an eldest child aged 7. The typifications underlay much of the mothers daily lives in interaction with their children.

Item Type: Book Section
Copyright Holders: 2003 The Author
ISBN: 0-470-84692-5, 978-0-470-84692-6
Project Funding Details:
Funded Project NameProject IDFunding Body
Accounting for our ChildrenNot SetESRC
Extra Information: This was reprinted from an earlier publication: Julia Brannen and Margaret O'Brien (eds) Childhood and Parenthood: Proceedings of ISA Committee for Family Research, Conference on Children and Families. London: Institute of Education, pp60-78.
Keywords: mothers; children; childrearing; images of children; typifications
Academic Unit/School: Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences (FASS) > Social Sciences and Global Studies > Social Policy and Criminology
Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences (FASS) > Social Sciences and Global Studies
Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences (FASS)
Item ID: 49017
Depositing User: Jane Ribbens McCarthy
Date Deposited: 23 Mar 2017 16:02
Last Modified: 06 Aug 2019 08:50
URI: http://oro.open.ac.uk/id/eprint/49017
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