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ERIC Number: EJ507257
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1995
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ISSN: ISSN-0898-3097
Childless by Choice: Why Some Latinas Are Saying No to Motherhood.
Thomas, Irene Middleman
Hispanic, v8 n4 p50,52,54 May 1995
Discusses issues faced by Hispanic women choosing alternatives to motherhood. Dedication to career is the primary reason for choosing childlessness. Spouse's support is crucial to overcoming family criticism and the cultural devaluation of women who are not mothers, especially for Hispanic Americans. Suggests separation of motherhood from female identity. Provides contacts for two child-free support groups. (RAH)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Journal Articles
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Language: English
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