Perfect Madness: Motherhood in the Age of Anxiety
Karasu, Sylvia, American Journal of Psychotherapy
JUDITH WARNER: Perfect Madness: Motherhood in the Age of Anxiety. New York: Riverhead (Penguin Group, U.S.A.), 2005, 304 pp., $23.95. ISBN 1-57322-304-2
Judith Warner is a non-fiction writer whose usual focus has been on women's issues and politics. She is, most notably, the author of the biography, Hillary Clinton: The Inside Story. This time she has turned her attention to the politics of motherhood in her compelling and well-researched new book, Perfect Madness: Motherhood in the Age of Anxiety.
Warner came upon her topic initially from her own experience. She is the mother of two young daughters and, as she says in her preface, she is writing a very personal book. …
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Publication information: Article title: Perfect Madness: Motherhood in the Age of Anxiety. Contributors: Karasu, Sylvia - Author. Journal title: American Journal of Psychotherapy. Volume: 59. Issue: 3 Publication date: July 1, 2005. Page number: 283+. © American Journal of Psychotherapy 2008. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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