- Wear, Delese
- Date of entry: Mar-21-1997
This essay is found in her collection, Reasonable Creatures: Essays on Women and Feminism. In this particular chapter she rips apart the contemporary fetish of family values and the cult of the nuclear family, exposing these arbitrary socio-political constructions for what they are: "just another way to bash women, especially poor women."
Pollitt's work appears regularly in the New Yorker, The New York Times, and The Nation
Reasonable Creatures: Essays on Women and Feminism