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Cruel Mother

  • Frances Gray
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Abstract

It is the silly season. There is no obvious lead story: there is a sidebar about Manchester United and a strapline, I HATE MY BOOBS, THEY’RE SO AWFUL. But the banner headline, as the holiday season begins, is BRITAIN’S NASTIEST PARENTS (Daily Mirror 23 July 1999). Underneath is the story of a couple whose ten-year-old daughter has broken her arm at the airport: they send her off in a taxi to her grandparents and take the other children on the planned holiday.

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Single Mother Sibling Violence Adult Court Gender Politics Security Camera 
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© Frances Gray 2003

Authors and Affiliations

  • Frances Gray
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  1. 1.University of SheffieldUK

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