Journal of the Motherhood Initiative Vol 3, No 2 (2012)

Table of Contents

Editorial Masthead
 
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Articles

Holding On by Letting Go: Personal Agency as Maternal Activism
Amber E. Kinser
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Play, Battling: Representing Resistant Mothers with “Mothers Who Refuse to Choose”
Melanie Dennis Unrau
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The Language of Lament and Love: On Women’s Discourse and Hidden Capital
Jane Barter
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The Grandmothers Are With Us: Indigenous Theoretical Perspectives Towards Healing from Family Violence
Donna Lester-Smith
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The Authentic Lived Experiences of Young Mothers: How Empowered Young Women Mother Within and Against the Institutions of Childhood, Gender and Motherhood
Shannon McGrady
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The Milk Trucker: The “Controversy” of Breastfeeding and an Artist’s Response
Rachel Epp Buller
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Breastfeeding and Constraints on Mothers’ Agency
Robyn Lee
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Othermothering in the Academy: Using Maternal Advocacy for Institutional Change
Wanda Thomas Bernard, Sasan Issari, Jemell Moriah, Marok Njiwaji, Princewill Obgan, Althea Tolliver
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Mothers Joining Together in Sisterhood: Women Strike for Peace and the National Welfare Rights Organization in the 1960s and 1970s
Gina Denton
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Motherhood and Agency: American Welfare Rights Activists’ Resistance to State Control over Sexuality and Reproduction
Cynthia Edmonds-Cady
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“I Can Be a Mother”: Reinserting Choice as a Right for At-Risk Adolescent Mothers in Brazil
Julianne Parker Weis
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Remembering Australia’s Forgotten Mothers: Reclaiming Lost Identity in Colonial History
Ruth Skilbeck
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Narratives of Maternal Activism

Mom Power
Cindy Sheehan
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Unknown and Unstated Paternity and The Indian Act: Enough is Enough!
Lynn Gehl,    Gii-Zhigaate-Mnidoo-Kwe
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Opting Out: An Activist Educator-Mother’s Arguments Against Standardized Testing
Leigh M. O'Brien
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I Feel Therefore I Can Be/long: Cultural Bearing as Maternal Activism
Adwoa Ntozake Onuora
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Revolutionary Becoming
Angela Wignall
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Making “Milky Matches”: Globalization, Maternal Trust and “Lactivist” Online Networking
Tanya M. Cassidy
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The Amazon of Matinino: A Personal Legacy of Female Empowerment in the Greater Antilles
Rosalina Diaz
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Folio

Editor’s Notes
Jane Satterfield
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Glass Slide
Jane McKie
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Burying My Mother’s Library
Jane McKie
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The Monster of Ravenna’s Mother
Jane McKie
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My Daughter and the Hyacinth Macaw
Jane McKie
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Archipelago
Jane McKie
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Baba Yaga in the Grand Canyon
Jane McKie
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Transcendental
Jane McKie
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Book Reviews

Between Interruptions: 30 Women Tell the Truth about Motherhood
Elizabeth Howells
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The Monster Within: The Hidden Side of Motherhood
Maya Bhave
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M(O)thering the Nation: Constructing and Resisting National Allegories through the Maternal Body
Abigail L. Palko
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When Your Children Marry: How Marriage Changes Relationships with Sons and Daughters
Sally Dear-Healey
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Bite Your Tongue
Julia Lisella
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Contributor Notes

Contributor Notes
 
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