Book Review: Women's Stories of Divorce at Childbirth: When the Baby Rocks the Cradle. Hilary Hoge. Binghamton, NY: Haworth Clinical Practice Press; 2002. 212 pp. ISBN 0-7890-1292-8

Book Review: Women's Stories of Divorce at Childbirth: When the Baby Rocks the Cradle. Hilary... P1: GCR Sex Roles [sers] pp853-sers-465630 May 10, 2003 19:0 Style file version June 3rd, 2002 ° C Sex Roles, Vol. 49, Nos. 1/2, July 2003 ( 2003) Book Review Women’s Stories of Divorce at Childbirth: When good job of integrating the research into a coherent the Baby Rocks the Cradle. Hilary Hoge. whole and then examining how it relates to the per- Binghamton, NY: Haworth Clinical Practice sonal experiences of the participants in her study. Of Press; 2002. 212 pp. ISBN 0-7890-1292-8. particular merit is a discussion of how certain divorces are traumatic for one or both spouses. Much of the lit- erature on divorce talks about the grief surrounding As a society, we like to believe that love conquers the ending of the marital union, but divorce as trauma all and, once the right person is found, everything will is not as frequently mentioned. Consequently, discus- turn out happily ever after. Children may be a natural sion of this aspect of certain divorces is indeed wel- result of this happy union and will be welcomed by come. In the book, Hoge makes a convincing case that both parents with open arms. However, with approxi- divorces in which http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Sex Roles Springer Journals

Book Review: Women's Stories of Divorce at Childbirth: When the Baby Rocks the Cradle. Hilary Hoge. Binghamton, NY: Haworth Clinical Practice Press; 2002. 212 pp. ISBN 0-7890-1292-8

Sex Roles , Volume 49 (2) – Sep 28, 2004
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Kluwer Academic Publishers-Plenum Publishers
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Copyright © 2003 by Plenum Publishing Corporation
Subject
Psychology; Gender Studies; Sociology, general; Medicine/Public Health, general
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0360-0025
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1573-2762
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10.1023/A:1023917821226
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P1: GCR Sex Roles [sers] pp853-sers-465630 May 10, 2003 19:0 Style file version June 3rd, 2002 ° C Sex Roles, Vol. 49, Nos. 1/2, July 2003 ( 2003) Book Review Women’s Stories of Divorce at Childbirth: When good job of integrating the research into a coherent the Baby Rocks the Cradle. Hilary Hoge. whole and then examining how it relates to the per- Binghamton, NY: Haworth Clinical Practice sonal experiences of the participants in her study. Of Press; 2002. 212 pp. ISBN 0-7890-1292-8. particular merit is a discussion of how certain divorces are traumatic for one or both spouses. Much of the lit- erature on divorce talks about the grief surrounding As a society, we like to believe that love conquers the ending of the marital union, but divorce as trauma all and, once the right person is found, everything will is not as frequently mentioned. Consequently, discus- turn out happily ever after. Children may be a natural sion of this aspect of certain divorces is indeed wel- result of this happy union and will be welcomed by come. In the book, Hoge makes a convincing case that both parents with open arms. However, with approxi- divorces in which

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