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Hitting Home

Feminist Ethics, Women's Work, And The Betrayal Of "Family Values"

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Hitting Home by Gloria H. Albrecht
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She emphasizes how sermonizing family values advocates ignore the connection between their ideal family and its exploitation of underpaid "help," whether actual servants, or cooks, or nursery attendants, or child-care providers - none of whom can themselves afford to support staff necessary to attain the status of being an acknowledged nurturer of those mythic family values. Throughout her book, Albrecht maintains that authentic family values require an equal social commitment to two connected goals: women's equality and the well-being of families.

Author Biography

Gloria H. Albrecht is Professor of Religious Studies the University of Detroit Mercy and former Chairperson of Religious Studies. A graduate of University of Maryland, she has advanced degrees in Theology and in History from St. Mary's Seminary and Johns Hopkins University. Her doctorate in Christian Social Ethics is from Temple University. She is an ordained minister in the Presbyterian Church (USA) and author of The Character of our Communities (Abingdon, 1995).
Release date NZ
November 28th, 2002
Country of Publication
United Kingdom
Imprint
Continuum International Publishing Group Ltd.
Pages
176
Dimensions
138x216x19
ISBN-13
9780826414427
Product ID
1643557

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