Ready: Why Women are Embracing the New Later Motherhood

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Ready: Why Women are Embracing the New Later Motherhood



Quotation and Modern American Poetry

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The Critical Response to Marianne Moore

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Useful sites on motherhood and women's work issues:

A site dedicated to the book Ready

University of Houston Women's Studies homepage

Some useful reference texts

Drucilla Barker and Susan F. Feiner, Liberating Economics: Feminist
Perspectives on Families, Work, and Globalization
(U Michigan P, 2004)

Kathryn Edin and Maria Kefalas, Promises I Can Keep: Why Poor Women Put Motherhood Before Marriage (Berkeley: U California Press, 2007)

Ann Fessler, The Girls Who Went Away: The Hidden History of Women Who Surrendered Children for Adoption in the Decades Before Roe v. Wade (NY: Penguin Two, 2007)

Nancy Folbre, The Invisible Heart: Economics and Family Values (NY: The
New Press, 2001)

Nancy Folbre, Valuing Children: Rethinking the Economics of the Family
(NY: Harvard UP, 2008)

Michelle Goldberg, Means of Reproduction: Sex, Power and the Future of the World (Penguin, 2009)

Virginia Held, The Ethics of Care: Personal, Political, Global (NY: Oxford
UP, 2007)

Kathryn Joyce, Quiverfull: Inside the Christian Patriarchy Movement (Boston: Beacon, 2009)

Nicholas Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn, Half the Sky: Turning Oppression into Opportunity for Women Worldwide (NY: Knopf, 2009)

Pamela Mahoney Tsigdinos, Silent Sorority: A (Barren) Woman Gets Busy,
Angry, Lost and Found
(Charleston, SC: Book Surge, 2009).

Russell Shorto, “No Babies?,” New York Times Magazine (June 29, 2008)

Debora Spar, The Baby Business: How Money, Science, and Politics Drive the Commerce of Conception (Cambridge: Harvard Business Press, 2006)

Genevieve Vaughan, ed., Women and the Gift Economy: a radically different
worldview is possible
(Toronto: Inanna Publications, 2007)

Marilyn Waring, Counting for Nothing: What Men Value and What Women Are Worth, 2d ed. (Toronto: U Toronto P, 1999)

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