Of Woman Born to Mommy Blogged: The Journey from the Personal as Political to the Personal as Commodity

Van Cleaf, Kara
September 2015
Women's Studies Quarterly;Fall/Winter2015, Vol. 43 Issue 3/4, p247
Academic Journal
The article discusses blogging and women bloggers. Topics discussed include blogger Alice Bradley, motherhood and feminism. Other topics such as content analysis, blogs on motherhood and feminists are also discussed. Gender inequalities, neoliberalism and book "Of Woman Born" by Adrienne Rich is also discussed.


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