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By Siân Pooley,Kaveri Qureshi

Recent literature has pointed out sleek "parenting" as an expert-led practice-one which starts off with pre-pregnancy judgements, involves specified sorts of intimate relationships, locations severe burdens on moms and more and more on fathers too. Exploring inside diversified historic and international contexts how women and men make-and break-relations among generations while turning into mom and dad, this quantity brings jointly leading edge qualitative learn via anthropologists, historians, and sociologists. The chapters concentration tightly on inter-generational transmission and display its value for realizing how humans develop into mom and dad and rear children.

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