All Joy and No Fun: The Paradox of Modern Parenthood

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9780349005539: All Joy and No Fun: The Paradox of Modern Parenthood
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Salted with insights and epigrams, the book is argued with bracing honesty and flashes of authentic wisdom . . . [an] excellent book ( New York Times Book Review)

[An] astute book . . . clear and helpful . . . refreshing . . . an eye opening debut, and it will help a lot of parents feel less alone, if not less frazzled ( New York Times)

A quick, lively read . . . [Senior's] carefully observed case studies of modern families read like scenes from novels ( San Francisco Chronicle)

A richly woven, entertaining, enlightening, wrenching and funny book ( Washington Post)

Senior's wise compassion provides guidance that's both necessary and inspiring ( Boston Globe)

The hit of the season . . . Every few pages, there's another terrifyingly believable research finding ( Sydney Morning Herald)

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Award-winning journalist Jennifer Senior tries to tackle the issue of the effects of children on their parents, isolating and analyzing the many ways in which children reshape their parents' lives, whether it's their marriages, their jobs, their habits, their hobbies, their friendships, or their internal senses of self. She argues that changes in the last half-century have radically altered the roles of today's mothers and fathers, making their mandates at once more complex and far less clear.

Recruiting from a wide variety of sources - in history, sociology, economics, psychology, philosophy, and anthropology - she dissects both the timeless strains of parenting and the ones that are brand new, and then brings her research to life in the homes of ordinary parents around the country. The result is an unforgettable series of family portraits, starting with parents of young children and progressing to parents of teens. Through lively and accessible storytelling, Senior follows these mothers and fathers as they wrestle with some of parenthood's deepest vexations - and luxuriate in some of its finest rewards.

All Joy and No Fun makes us reconsider some of our culture's most basic beliefs about parenthood, all while illuminating the profound ways children deepen and add purpose to our lives. All Joy and No Fun is original and essential reading for mothers and fathers of today - and tomorrow.

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Descripción Little, Brown Book Group, United Kingdom, 2015. Paperback. Estado de conservación: New. 198 x 142 mm. Language: English . Brand New Book. Award-winning journalist Jennifer Senior tries to tackle the issue of the effects of children on their parents, isolating and analyzing the many ways in which children reshape their parents lives, whether it s their marriages, their jobs, their habits, their hobbies, their friendships, or their internal senses of self. She argues that changes in the last half-century have radically altered the roles of today s mothers and fathers, making their mandates at once more complex and far less clear. Recruiting from a wide variety of sources - in history, sociology, economics, psychology, philosophy, and anthropology - she dissects both the timeless strains of parenting and the ones that are brand new, and then brings her research to life in the homes of ordinary parents around the country. The result is an unforgettable series of family portraits, starting with parents of young children and progressing to parents of teens. Through lively and accessible storytelling, Senior follows these mothers and fathers as they wrestle with some of parenthood s deepest vexations - and luxuriate in some of its finest rewards. All Joy and No Fun makes us reconsider some of our culture s most basic beliefs about parenthood, all while illuminating the profound ways children deepen and add purpose to our lives. All Joy and No Fun is original and essential reading for mothers and fathers of today - and tomorrow. Nº de ref. de la librería AA29780349005539

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Descripción Little, Brown Book Group, United Kingdom, 2015. Paperback. Estado de conservación: New. 198 x 142 mm. Language: English . Brand New Book. Award-winning journalist Jennifer Senior tries to tackle the issue of the effects of children on their parents, isolating and analyzing the many ways in which children reshape their parents lives, whether it s their marriages, their jobs, their habits, their hobbies, their friendships, or their internal senses of self. She argues that changes in the last half-century have radically altered the roles of today s mothers and fathers, making their mandates at once more complex and far less clear. Recruiting from a wide variety of sources - in history, sociology, economics, psychology, philosophy, and anthropology - she dissects both the timeless strains of parenting and the ones that are brand new, and then brings her research to life in the homes of ordinary parents around the country. The result is an unforgettable series of family portraits, starting with parents of young children and progressing to parents of teens. Through lively and accessible storytelling, Senior follows these mothers and fathers as they wrestle with some of parenthood s deepest vexations - and luxuriate in some of its finest rewards. All Joy and No Fun makes us reconsider some of our culture s most basic beliefs about parenthood, all while illuminating the profound ways children deepen and add purpose to our lives. All Joy and No Fun is original and essential reading for mothers and fathers of today - and tomorrow. Nº de ref. de la librería AA29780349005539

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Descripción 2015. Paperback. Estado de conservación: New. 126mm x 198mm x 26mm. Paperback. Award-winning journalist Jennifer Senior tries to tackle the issue of the effects of children on their parents, isolating and analyzing the many ways in which children reshape their parent.Shipping may be from multiple locations in the US or from the UK, depending on stock availability. 320 pages. 0.220. Nº de ref. de la librería 9780349005539

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Descripción Virago, 2015. Estado de conservación: New. Thousands of books have examined the effects of parents on their children. In All Joy and No Fun, Jennifer Senior now asks: what are the effects of children on their parents? Num Pages: 320 pages. BIC Classification: JHBK. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 129 x 198 x 28. Weight in Grams: 252. . 2015. Paperback. . . . . . Nº de ref. de la librería V9780349005539

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Descripción Little, Brown Book Group. Paperback. Estado de conservación: new. BRAND NEW, All Joy and No Fun: The Paradox of Modern Parenthood, Jennifer Senior, Award-winning journalist Jennifer Senior tries to tackle the issue of the effects of children on their parents, isolating and analyzing the many ways in which children reshape their parents' lives, whether it's their marriages, their jobs, their habits, their hobbies, their friendships, or their internal senses of self. She argues that changes in the last half-century have radically altered the roles of today's mothers and fathers, making their mandates at once more complex and far less clear. Recruiting from a wide variety of sources - in history, sociology, economics, psychology, philosophy, and anthropology - she dissects both the timeless strains of parenting and the ones that are brand new, and then brings her research to life in the homes of ordinary parents around the country. The result is an unforgettable series of family portraits, starting with parents of young children and progressing to parents of teens. Through lively and accessible storytelling, Senior follows these mothers and fathers as they wrestle with some of parenthood's deepest vexations - and luxuriate in some of its finest rewards. All Joy and No Fun makes us reconsider some of our culture's most basic beliefs about parenthood, all while illuminating the profound ways children deepen and add purpose to our lives. All Joy and No Fun is original and essential reading for mothers and fathers of today - and tomorrow. Nº de ref. de la librería B9780349005539

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