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ERIC Number: EJ456999
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1993
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ISSN: ISSN-0197-6664
Employed First-Time Mothers: A Typology of Maternal Responses to Integrating Parenting and Employment.
Shuster, Claudia
Family Relations, v42 n1 p13-20 Jan 1993
Examined mothers' feelings about combining motherhood, employment, and child care during their firstborns' infancy and quality of mother-infant interactions. From analysis of interviews, questionnaires, and observations involving 37 mothers, developed typology of 4 categories of mothers (Enamored, Managers, Distressed, Disengaged). Found complex relationship between quality of mother-infant interactions and maternal distress in integrating motherhood and employment. (Author/NB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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