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Maternal encounters : the ethics of interruption

Author: Lisa Baraitser
Publisher: Hove, East Sussex ; New York : Routledge, 2009.
Series: Women and psychology.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Drawing on contemporary philosophies of feminist ethics as well as psychoanalytic theorists, this text addresses a gap in theoretical work on contemporary motherhood.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Baraitser, Lisa, 1967-
Maternal encounters.
Hove, East Sussex ; New York : Routledge, 2009
(OCoLC)609238854
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Lisa Baraitser
ISBN: 0415455006 9780415455008 0415455014 9780415455015
OCLC Number: 229446058
Description: xi, 185 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: Introduction: Maternal Encounters. Maternal Alterity: Mum's the Word. Maternal Transformations: Oi Mother, Keep 'Ye Hair On! Maternal Interruptions: I, I, I, I, I, I Like You Very Much. Maternal Love: On Mother Love and Unexpected Weeping. Maternal Stuff: Maternity and the Encumbered Body. Conclusion: Intentions, Inconsistencies, Inconclusions.
Series Title: Women and psychology.
Responsibility: Lisa Baraitser.
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Many women find mothering a shocking experience in terms of the extremity of feelings it provokes, and the profound changes it seems to prompt in identity, relationship and sense of self. This book  Read more...

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"A welcome addition to the Women and Psychology Series of books. ... It can be used to both teach and prompt discussions about motherhood across multiple disciplines." - Sue Child, University of Read more...

 
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