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Warner, Judith (Motherhood Religion)

  • By: Jillian Davina
  • In: Encyclopedia of Motherhood
  • Edited by: Andrea O'Reilly
  • Subject:Sociology of Gender, Parenting, Maternal Health

Judith Warner is an American writer with a niche in politics and women. A former special correspondent for Newsweek in Paris, Warner reviews books for the Washington Post, has written for The New Republic and Elle magazine, and writes a blog called Domestic Disturbances for the New York Times. Warner is the author of the best-selling biography, Hillary Clinton: The Inside Story. Warner is best known for her New York Times best-selling book, Perfect Madness: Motherhood in the Age of Anxiety, where she discusses the pressures that American women feel to be perfect in their role as mothers through what she calls “the motherhood religion.”

Perfect Madness and Motherhood Religion

Judith Warner's book observes the world of the modern mother; as Warner states, “an exploration of a ...

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