New Way of Working for 90s Mothers; Margaret Kitchen Says Life Is Now Much Harder for Women with Families
Kitchen, Margaret, The Birmingham Post (England)
Since the 1960s, each generation of women has produced its thinkers and writers on the subject of motherhood.
Before that decade, which began to change womens lives, motherhood was not up for debate and it had a well-respected high profile in society.
While 50 per cent of women did go out to work at that time, because they needed the money for their families, full-time motherhood was seen as a valued occupation and mothers were respected for the work they did.
Since equality legislation and maternity leave, introduced in the 1 970s, opened up the workforce to the 79 per cent of mothers who now go out to work full or part-time, mothering has increasingly become an invisible activity, talked about as little as …
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Publication information: Article title: New Way of Working for 90s Mothers; Margaret Kitchen Says Life Is Now Much Harder for Women with Families. Contributors: Kitchen, Margaret - Author. Newspaper title: The Birmingham Post (England). Publication date: January 27, 1998. Page number: 11. © 2009 Birmingham Post & Mail Ltd. COPYRIGHT 1998 Gale Group.
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