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Attitudes to motherhood and working mothers in South Africa : insights from quantitative attitudinal data.

@inproceedings{Robinson2016AttitudesTM,
  title={Attitudes to motherhood and working mothers in South Africa : insights from quantitative attitudinal data.},
  author={Gail Robinson},
  year={2016}
}
Motherhood ideologies are rooted in cultural and historical contexts, and encapsulate attitudes towards the roles and expectations of mothers. In South Africa, with many languages and deep racial and socio-economic divisions, it is likely that these attitudes are informed by a number of motherhood ideologies. This study explores the extent to which ‘intensive’ mothering ideology – intrinsic to the nuclear family ideal and predominant in Western literature – informs attitudes to mothering… 

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