Twenty-first-Century Motherhood

Twenty-first-Century Motherhood

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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.Junior. Dir. Ivan Reitman. Perf. Danny Devito, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Emma Thompson. United States: Universal Studios, 1994. Kolmar, Wendy K., and Frances Bartkowski. 1999. Feminist Theory: A Reader. Mountain View, Calif.: Mayfield.

Title:Twenty-first-Century Motherhood
Author:Andrea O'Reilly
Publisher:Columbia University Press - 2010-09-03


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