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Single by Chance, Mothers by Choice: How Women Are Choosing Parenthood Without Marriage and Creating the New American Family

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A remarkable number of women today are taking the daunting step of having children outside of marriage. In Single By Chance, Mothers By Choice, Rosanna Hertz offers the first full-scale account of this fast-growing phenomenon, revealing why these middle-class women took this unorthodox path and how they have managed to make single parenthood work for them. Hertz interviewe ...more
Paperback, 273 pages
Published August 14th 2008 by Oxford University Press, USA (first published January 1st 2006)
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Lori
May 20, 2010 Lori rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
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Very good resource. Described all different ways of becoming a single mom: adoption, sperm donor, known donor, etc. Author is Boston-based, from Wellesly College.
Susanna
Nov 07, 2008 Susanna rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
A true eye-opener. Wonderful book for those who's comtemplating in embracing motherhood non-traditionally.
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