Journals Higher Education



Published: 28 August 2019

248 Pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780190918620

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How to Be Childless

A History and Philosophy of Life Without Children

Rachel Chrastil

  • Provides history of childlessness in Europe and the US, defining it as a long-term phenomenon with a deeper context for twenty-first century readers
  • Shares an interdisciplinary perspective on childlessness, incorporating work from areas like history, psychology, queer studies, and philosophy
  • Avoids polemics and prescription in favor of an even-handed and reflective approach to childlessness

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