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You never call! you never write! : a history of the Jewish mother / Joyce Antler.

Antler, Joyce. (Author).
E-book E-book (2007.)
Description: xii, 321 pages : illustrations.
Publisher: Oxford ; Oxford University Press, 2007.

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  • ISBN: 0195147871 (hardcover)
  • ISBN: 9780195147872 (hardcover)
Bibliography, etc.: Includes bibliographical references (pages [259]-299) and index.
Contents: The nagging sterotype. "My Yiddishe mama": the multiple faces of the immigrant Jewish mother -- Molly Goldberg: "the prototype of the Jewish mother" in the twentieth century -- Margaret Mead and Ruth Benedict: social science uncovers the Jewish "family plot" -- From Marjorie Morningstar to Jennie Grossinger: the suburbs, the Catskills, and the Jewish mother joke -- "American mother of the year" versus monster mothers: will the real Sophie Portnoy please stand up? -- The new face of the Jewish mother. The mother and the movement: feminism constructs the Jewish mother -- Roseanne and the nanny: the Jewish mother as postmodern spectacle -- From second-generation memoirs to women's history: reclaiming the missing mother -- "They raised beautiful families": Jewish mothers narrate their lives -- We are all Jewish mothers: mothering in the new millennium.
Citation: Antler, Joyce. "You never call! you never write! : a history of the Jewish mother." Oxford ; Oxford University Press, 2007.
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