Journal of the Motherhood Initiative Vol 1, No 1 (2010)

Mothering, Violence, Militarism, War and Social Justice

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Contents

Another Mother for Peace: Reconsidering Maternalist Peace Rhetoric from an Historical Perspective 1967-2007
Michelle Moravec
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child of the
Leigh Herrick
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Up in Arms! A Brief Women’s History of Militancy in Latin America
Gisela Norat
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Genomic Kaddish
Leigh Herrick
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Transforming Loss into Action: Mothers from the Plaza de Mayo to Juarez, Mexico
Regina M. Edmonds
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The Raging Grannies: Activist Grandmothering for Peace
Jennifer Pedersen
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Page 13 forward
Leigh Herrick
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Widows, Mothers, Activists: Indigenous Achí Women’s Experiences of La Violencia in Rabinal, Guatemala
Fabienne Dorion
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The War in Sierra Leone, its Aftermath, and Women’s Resilience: One Mother’s Narrative
Donna Sharkey
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Woman Displaced in Conflict in Northern Ghana: Voices of the Konkombass
Brenda Faye McGadney, Asibi Nibewun-Tarko
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Elegy Against—, Ten Years Later
Julia Spicher Kasdorf
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Mothering in a Time of Conflict: Acholi Women’s Experience of Child Rearing in the Displacement Camps of Northern Uganda
Theresa McElroy, Patricia Spittal, Stella Atim, Lillian Tebere, Herbert Muyinda
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Gerard Manley Hopkins on the 6 Train
Julia Spicher Kasdorf
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Engendering Protection: The Case of Women Refugees
Elizabeth Snyder
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Cardio-kickboxing in a Town of 6,000
Julia Spicher Kasdorf
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Controlling the Russian Soldiers’ Mothers and Chechen Mothers: The Story of a Hidden War
Aurélie Lacassagne
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Breeder Zoo
Lesley Wheeler
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Palestinian Versus Western Mothering: Reconsidering Dichotomies in Media Representation
Cortney Pasternak
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Thirty-Ninth Birthday
Lesley Wheeler
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Myrtle Beach Convergence
Lesley Wheeler
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An Attack on a Romanticized Discourse on Motherhood? Representations of Murderous Mothers in Dutch Novels
Josje Weusten
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First Audition
Adrianne Kalfopoulou
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Our Bodies/Ourselves
Adrianne Kalfopoulou
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The Carpenter Bees
Sarah Kennedy
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Occupation
Sarah Kennedy
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Beyond Hostile Borders: Re-negotiating the Gendered Embodiment of Resistance and Agency in the film, Some Mother’s Son.
Jane O'Sullivan, Rebecca Spence
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Nightmare
Annie Finch
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Now in November
Annie Finch
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Folio

Editor’s Notes
Jane Satterfield
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Book of Hours
Kathryn Rhett
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Book Reviews

Mothers of Heroes, Mothers of Martyrs: World War I and the Politics of Grief
reviewed by Diana L. Gustafson
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Raising Kids in the 21st Century: The Science of Psychological Health for Children
reviewed by Gina Wong-Wylie
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Insane Euphoria Speaks: Diary of a Late Pregnancy
reviewed by Alison M. S. Watson
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Feminist Art and the Maternal
reviewed by Rachel Epp Buller
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In the Other Room: Entering the Culture of Motherhood
reviewed by Sonja Boon
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Survival Notes for New Parents: An Inspiration for an Amazing Journey
reviewed by Sarai (“Sadie”) Harris Conway
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Stress-Free Pregnancy Guide: A Doctor Tells You What to Really Expect
reviewed by Roshaunda D. Cade
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Fit to Bust: A Comic Treasure Chest
reviewed by Jessica Nathanson
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Daughters of Empire: A Memoir of a Year in Britain and Beyond
reviewed by Tatjana Takševa
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Voices of Our Children: Stories of Music Education
reviewed by Venus Prado
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Loving the Alien
reviewed by Sally Dear-Healey
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Contributor Notes

Contributor Notes
 
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