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Mothers on trial : the battle for children and custody / Phyllis Chesler.

Chesler, Phyllis. (Author).
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  • 3 of 4 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Hussey-Mayfield Memorial Branch 346.0173 CHESLER (Text) 33946002603913 Nonfiction . 2nd Floor Available -
Lebanon Public Library - Lebanon 346.730173 CHE (Text) 34330512573909 Adult - Non-Fiction Available -
Morgan County Public Library - Martinsville 346.7301 CHE (Text) 78551000287862 Non-Fiction Checked out 10/18/2016
Schricker Main Library 346.7301 CHE (Text) 30032010544416 ADULT NON-FICTION Available -

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  • ISBN: 9781556529993 (pbk.) :
  • ISBN: 1556529996 (pbk.) :
  • Physical Description: xxiii, 488 p. ; 23 cm.
  • Edition: Rev. and updated 2nd ed.
  • Publisher: Chicago, Ill. : Lawrence Hill Books, c2011.

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (p. 397-401) and index.
Formatted Contents Note: A historical overview -- A contemporary overview -- What is a "fit" mother or father? : an "unfit" mother or father? : who decides? -- Do "good enough" mothers still lose custody of their children in North America today? : the results of an original study -- The "sexual" mother : Anna Karenina today -- The "uppity" mother -- The lesbian mother -- The mother married to a violent man -- Paternal brainwashing -- The "voluntarily" noncustodial mother -- The price of battle : mothers encounter the psychological and economic law -- The mother-lawyer relationship -- The mother-judge and father-judge relationships -- Court-enabled incest in the 1980s and 1990s -- Court-enabled incest in the twenty-first century -- Legal torture from 1986 to 2010 -- The international custody situation -- The fathers' supremacist movement from the 1980s to 2010 -- Contemporary legal trends, part I : joint custody, mediation, incest, and parental alienation -- Contemporary legal trends, part II : mental illness, gay and lesbian custody surrogacy, and the primary caretaker -- Mothers' wisdom : philosophical perspectives on having and losing children -- Mothers' voices, written on the wind : what is a custody battle really about? -- What to expect when you're expecting a divorce : an interview with divorce lawyer, Susan L. Bender.
Citation/References Note: LJ 06/15/2011
Kirkus 07/01/2011
Subject: Custody of children > United States.
Mothers > Legal status, laws, etc. > United States.

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