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Mothering : ideology, experience, and agency

Author: Evelyn Nakano Glenn; Grace Chang; Linda Rennie Forcey
Publisher: New York : Routledge, 1994.
Series: Perspectives on gender (New York, N.Y.)
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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What constitutes mothering? Who does it, how is it carried out, and how does it affect all those involved? Mothering presents the political, legal and cultural debates surrounding the issue of mothering. Bringing critical insights from ethnic studies, women's studies, sociology, anthropology, history, and literary and cultural studies, these essays provide a variety of perspectives on mothering as a socially  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Essays
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Evelyn Nakano Glenn; Grace Chang; Linda Rennie Forcey
ISBN: 0415907764 9780415907767 0415907756 9780415907750
OCLC Number: 28420699
Description: x, 387 pages ; 23 cm.
Contents: Social constructions of mothering : a thematic overview / Evelyn Nakano Glenn --
Challenging universalism : diversity in mothering. Kinscripts : reflections on family, generation, and culture / Carol B. Stack and Linda M. Burton --
Shifting the center : race, class, and feminist theorizing about motherhood / Patricia Hill Collins --
Diverted mothering : representations of caregivers of color in the age of "multiculturalism" / Sau-ling C. Wong --
Ideology and the construction of motherhood. An angle of seeing : motherhood in Buchi Emecheta's Joys of Motherhood and Alice Walker's Meridian / Barbara Christian --
Look who's talking, indeed : fetal images in recent North American visual culture / E. Ann Kaplan --
Beyond mothers and fathers : ideology in a patriarchal society / Barbara Katz Rothman --
Decomposing motherhood : fusions and dichotomies. Mothers are not workers : homework regulation and the construction of motherhood, 1948-1953 / Eileen Boris --
Family day care providers : dilemmas of daily practice / Margaret K. Nelson. (Cont.) Working at motherhood : Chicana and Mexican immigrant mothers and employment / Denise A. Segura --
The politics of mothering : the dialectics of struggle and agency. Mothering under slavery in the antebellum South / Stephanie J. Shaw --
Undocumented Latinas : the new "employable mothers" / Grace Chang --
Race and "value" : black and white illegitimate babies, 1945-1965 / Rickie Solinger --
Biology and community : the duality of Jewish mothering in East London, 1880-1939 / Susan L. Tananbaum --
Negotiating lesbian motherhood : the dialectics of resistance and accommodation / Ellen Lewin --
Feminist perspectives on mothering and peace / Linda Rennie Forcey.
Series Title: Perspectives on gender (New York, N.Y.)
Other Titles: Mothering, ideology, experience, and agency.
Responsibility: edited by Evelyn Nakano Glenn, Grace Chang, and Linda Rennie Forcey.
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Presents mothering as a socially-constructed relationship focused on caring and nurturing. Crossing a range of ethnicities and classes, this volume addresses different ideas of mothering and the need  Read more...

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"[Recommended] to those interested in how mothering is viewed through diverse eyes and constructed in varying circumstances.."-"Journal of the Association for Research on Mothering

 
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