Feminist perspectives on the past and present.
Bibliography, etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references (pages -212) and index.
Formatted Contents Note
ch. 1. Establishing the relationship ch. 2. Keeping in touch : sentiment or obligation? ch. 3. Emotional investment : empathy and power ch. 4. Humour and social control ch. 5. Changes in marital patterns : two mothers-in-law or none? ch. 6. Support relationships between women : resistance to care.