Responsibilities of Intensive Mothering – Sharon Hays_Notes

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Responsibilities of Intensive Mothering – Sharon Hays Thesis: women are working long hours and supporting households. Women are ultimately responsible for the care and emotional development of the children. Moral obligation to place their children’s needs before their own. Evidence/argument: double or second shift – the shift that mothers work after work at home. Blood and bonding are thicker than money so women have to deal with kids. Most women consider men incompetent. But no matter what still want children. Constant
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Unformatted text preview: nurture is the Childs right and women must provide it, even if it means sacrificing occupational goals Child rearing 1) recognize kids are people too; 2) respect them as individuals; 3) respond and act upon what child is requesting; 4) child rearing is expensive Child-rearing methods are child-centered, expert-guided, emotionally absorbing, labor-intensive, and financially expensive...
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