Mothering, Time, and Antimaternalism Motherhood Under Duress in the United States, 1920-1960
Refiguring Motherhood Beyond Biology
Intersections of Mothering Feminist Accounts
By Mary Trigg
February 24, 2023
The book aims to broaden understanding of the diverse positions and meanings of motherhood by investigating understudied and marginalized mothers (rural itinerant, African American, and Irish Catholic American) between 1920 and 1960. Fuelled by anxieties around feminism, a perception of men’s loss...
By Valerie Renegar, Kirsti Cole
January 31, 2023
This book unpacks and interrogates dominant constructions of mothering, making use of interdisciplinary, ideological and theoretical perspectives to investigate how new rhetorics of mothering can expand the realm of maternal care-givers beyond the biological definitions of motherhood. This ...
By Elena Marchevska, Valerie Walkerdine
December 16, 2019
The Maternal in Creative Work examines the interrelation between art, creativity and maternal experience, inviting international artists, theorists and cultural workers to discuss their approaches to the central feminist question of the relation between maternity, generation and creativity. This ...
By Carole Zufferey, Fiona Buchanan
December 05, 2019
This book presents new interdisciplinary and intersectional research about women as mothers, highlighting that alternative accounts of mothering can challenge normative societal assumptions and broaden understandings of women as mothers, mothering and motherhoods. Mothering occurs within unequal ...