BBC RADIO 4: An Alternative History of Mothering

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Release date: 11/6/2019

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She then visits the Southwell Workhouse in Nottinghamshire with Kate Gibson to explore how, while middle-class mothers were being increasingly idealised, mothers at the other end of the social scale were being separated from their children and judged to be ‘bad’ through their inability to provide appropriate care for them.

Media contributions

TitleAn Alternative History of Mothering
Media name/outletBBC Radio 4
Media typeRadio
CountryUnited Kingdom
Date11/06/19
DescriptionShe then visits the Southwell Workhouse in Nottinghamshire with Kate Gibson to explore how, while middle-class mothers were being increasingly idealised, mothers at the other end of the social scale were being separated from their children and judged to be ‘bad’ through their inability to provide appropriate care for them.
URLhttps://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/m0003sz2
PersonsKate Gibson