Twenty-first Century Motherhood: Experience, Identity, Policy, Agency (Hardback)Andrea O'Reilly (editor)
Hardback 408 Pages / Published: 09/11/2010
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A pioneer of modern motherhood studies, Andrea O'Reilly explores motherhood's current representation and practice, considering developments that were unimaginable decades ago: the Internet, interracial surrogacy, raising transchildren, male mothering, intensive mothering, queer parenting, the applications of new biotechnologies, and mothering in the post-9/11 era. Her work pulls together a range of disciplines and themes in motherhood studies. She confronts the effects of globalization, HIV/AIDS, welfare reform, politicians as mothers, third wave feminism, and the evolving motherhood movement, and she incorporates Chicana, African-American, Canadian, Muslim, queer, low-income, trans, and lesbian perspectives.
Publisher: Columbia University Press
Number of pages: 408
Weight: 703 g
Dimensions: 235 x 156 x 25 mm
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