Mothers and children : feminist analyses and personal narratives / Susan E. Chase and Mary F. Rogers

Author(s): Chase, Susan E., 1954-
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Subjects: Motherhood
Mother and child
Feminism
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: New Brunswick, N.J. : Rutgers University Press, c2001
LC Classification: H, HQ
Physical Description: xxi, 343 p. ; 24 cm
Table of Contents: Acknowledgments
Introduction
Ch. 1. Motherhood and Feminism 3
A Mother's Story / Alix Kates Shulman 21
A Mother's Story / Joy Harjo 25
Ch. 2. "Good" Mothers and "Bad" Mothers 30
Investing in the Future / Jillynn Stevens 48
On Being the "Bad" Mother of an Autistic Child / Jane Taylor McDonnell 52
Ch. 3. The Institution and Experience of Motherhood 60
She's Leaving Home / Sylvia Pashkin 78
Reflections of a Feminist Mom / Jeannine O. Howitz 81
Ch. 4. Fatherlessness, Men, and Mothering 86
Parenting in Transition / Scott Coltrane 103
The Materiality of Theory / R. W. Connell 108
A Geometry of Lilies / Steven Harvey 109
Ch. 5. Mothers, Sexuality, and Eros 115
Mother and Child: The Erotic Bond / Lynda Marin 134
Ch. 6. Pregnancy and Childbirth 144
Childbirth with Power / Barbara Katz Rothman 163
Childbirth with Fear / Kathryn S. March 168
Ch. 7. Family Making and Reproductive Technologies 174
Adoption Rights and Reproductive Wrongs / Elizabeth Bartholet 190
A Tale of Scientific Pregnancy / Lila Abu-Lughod 196
Ch. 8. Mothers and Children over the Life Course 203
I Am a Feminist / Rachel Clift 221
Thinking about Jennifer / Barbara Hillyer 223
I Am My Mother's Keeper / Judy Dothard Simmons 228
Ch. 9. Ohtermothering 234
The Godmother Network / Elena Featherston 249
"Why Do White People Have Vaginas?" / Maureen T. Reddy 251
Ch. 10. Mothering as Political Action 259
Statement to the Court / Martha Boesing 273
Sometimes the Road Gets Lonely / Dollie Burwell 275
Epilogue 283
Notes 289
Selected Bibliography 327
Index 335
Additional Authors: Rogers, Mary F. (Mary Frances), 1944-
Notes: LCCN: 00039032
ISBN: 0813528755 (cloth)
ISBN: 0813528763 (pbk.)
Includes bibliographical references (p. [327]-334) and index
OCLC Number: 43903704
ISBN/ISSN: 0813528755
0813528763