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En bra/dålig mamma?: En kvalitativ studie om hur mammor ser sitt moderskap utifrån dikotomin bra/dålig mamma.
Stockholm University, Faculty of Social Sciences, Department of Sociology.
Stockholm University, Faculty of Social Sciences, Department of Sociology.
2015 (Swedish)Independent thesis Basic level (degree of Bachelor), 10 credits / 15 HE creditsStudent thesis
Abstract [en]

To get a deeper understanding of mothers own experiences this bachelor thesis will investigate mothers' perceptions of her own motherhood and the characteristics of a good versus a bad mother based on themes of class and femininity , parenthood and identity. This will be examined on the basis of questions about what is a good versus bad mother and how this dichotomisation affect mothers in the role of mother. Through breif interviews in two places with different socioeconomical background the informants, moms with children under 24 months visiting open preschool, expressed their view on motherhood and how to find new knowledge. The results show that mothers obtains knowledge from various forums , depending on the socio-economic status , but that the mothers preferred to discuss with other parents to share experiences and tips.

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2015. , 35 p.
Keyword [en]
Mother, motherhood, children, media, class, femininity, parenting, identity, identity construction, consumption, knowledge, network
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URN: urn:nbn:se:su:diva-124894OAI: diva2:891200
2016-01-11, b800, Stockholm University, Frescati, Hus B, 8th floor, B800, Stockholm, 13:00 (Swedish)
Available from: 2016-01-22 Created: 2016-01-06 Last updated: 2016-01-22Bibliographically approved

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