3] Cindy Sheehan's protests are part of the tangled historical and contemporary discourses on motherhood
and the gendered cultural logic of motherhood
She said that the federal decree represents the culmination of the interest of the wise leadership in motherhood
and childhood through supporting the competent bodies and institutions, including the Supreme Council for Motherhood
Founded in 2010, Motherhood
Diaries started off as a weekly pregnancy blog and grew from recommendations and support through family and friends.
The narrative that emerges from these interviews reveals a complex view of motherhood
(the mothers adopt a deep personal commitment to motherhood
at the same time that they devalue it as a social role), and I explore the social influences on mothers' perceptions with a brief discussion of the discourse about motherhood
in popular media.
The way and manner societies conceptualize motherhood
in a way, has come to command popular appeal because it is seen as a symbol of the nation-state.
In twentiethcentury Italy, literary representations of motherhood
reflected and, at the same time, contributed to bring about the dramatic shifts undergone by motherhood
as an institution.
Laura Benedetti (Associate Professor in Contemporary Italian Culture, Georgetown University) presents The Tigress in the Snow: Motherhood
and Literature in Twentieth-Century Italy, an analysis of how literature was influenced by and helped to frame concepts of motherhood
in Italy during the late twentieth century.
I believe that our law makers and policy makers have not done enough on the issue of safe motherhood
Antebellum Society and the Construction of Black Motherhood
Rocking the Cradle: Thoughts on Motherhood
, Feminism and the Possibility of Empowered Mothering Andrea O'Reilly (Demeter Press, 2006)
This opinion piece discusses the impact of constantly shifting policy on the implementation of effective safe motherhood
Women who enjoy the luxury of choosing between full-time motherhood
and full-time office work seem perfectly capable of filling their spare hours with round-the-clock ballet-class shuttles and yoga for toddlers.