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The Resource On our own : unmarried motherhood in America, by Melissa Ludtke

On our own : unmarried motherhood in America, by Melissa Ludtke

Label
On our own : unmarried motherhood in America
Title
On our own
Title remainder
unmarried motherhood in America
Statement of responsibility
by Melissa Ludtke
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • The result of years of research as well as interviewing and questioning experts representing all sides of the issue, the book is nevertheless a deeply personal one, interweaving Ludtke's findings with her own decade-long debate over whether to raise a child on her own. Her accessible approach takes us behind the statistics, framing mothers' vividly told remembrances with current scholarly insights, but never losing sight of the private, everyday details of women's lives
  • Recognizing that umarried mothers come from widely differing age groups and backgrounds, Ludtke focuses on the two extremes: teenagers and women over the age of thirty-five. While examining their contrasting circumstances, she locates surprising areas of common ground among these women who, regardless of age or income, have chosen to bypass marriage and raise children on their own, in spite of the struggle and the loneliness, in spite of society's harsh judgment
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Ludtke, Melissa
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Ludtke, Melissa
  • Unmarried mothers
  • Unmarried mothers
  • Single mothers
Label
On our own : unmarried motherhood in America, by Melissa Ludtke
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocm36051329
Edition
First edition.
Extent
pages cm
Isbn
9780679424147
Lccn
96052233
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)36051329
  • (Sirsi) a583439
Label
On our own : unmarried motherhood in America, by Melissa Ludtke
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocm36051329
Edition
First edition.
Extent
pages cm
Isbn
9780679424147
Lccn
96052233
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)36051329
  • (Sirsi) a583439

Library Locations

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      500 McKinney St., Houston, TX, 77002, US
      29.759431 -95.369953
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