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Title:
Mother troubles : rethinking contemporary maternal dilemmas
Author:
Hanigsberg, Julia E.
Publication Information:
Boston : Beacon Press, [1999]

©1999
Physical Description:
xx, 363 pages ; 23 cm
Language:
English
Contents:
"Not my way, Sesha, your way, slowly" : maternal thinking in the raising of a child with profound intellectual disabilities / Mothers who fail to protect their children : accounting for private and public responsibility / Child endangerment, parental sacrifice : a reading of the binding of Isaac / Punishment and prejudice : judging drug-using pregnant women / Cultural stereotype and the legal response to pregnant teens / Leaving children for work / Always connect : toward a parental ethics of divorce / Law of the father / Lessons from the Titanic : start with the people in steerage, women and children first / Lesbian families : dilemmas in grounding legal recognition of parenthood / Reimagining adoption and family law / "Ordinary mother" as oxymoron : the collusion of theology, theory and politics in the undermining of mothers / Reflection on three verbs : to father, to mother, to parent / Ideals and realities of motherhood : a theological perspective / Dilemmas of passion, privilege, and isolation : reflections on mothering in a white, middle-class nuclear family
ISBN:
9780807067871
Format :
Book