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Home is where the school is : the logic of homeschooling and the emotional labor of mothering

Publication Type:

Book

Authors:

Lois,Jennifer

Source:

New York University Press, New York (2013)

Call Number:

Cubb LC40 .L65 2013

URL:

http://searchworks.stanford.edu/view/9860469

Keywords:

Home schooling, Mothers, Women teachers

Abstract:

Contents: Homeschooling mothers -- Coming to a decision: first- and second-choice homeschoolers -- Defending good-mother identities: the homeschooling stigma -- Adding the teacher role: domestic labor and burnout -- Losing me-time: the temporal emotion work of motherhood -- Looking back: the homeschooling journey -- Taking stock of the present: perceptions of success -- Looking forward: empty desks, empty nests -- Savoring motherhood.

Publication Language:

eng