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Title Cultural dynamics of women's lives / edited by Ana Cecília Bastos, Kristiina Uriko and Jaan Valsiner.

Imprint Charlotte : Information Age Pub., ©2012.

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Description 1 online resource (xv, 627 pages) : illustrations.
Series Advances in Cultural Psychology : Constructing Human Development
Advances in Cultural Psychology : Constructing Human Development.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
Contents ""Contents""; ""General Introduction""; ""Part I: Cultural Construction of Gender: Symbolic Ambivalences""; ""Editorial Introduction""; ""1. Peripheral Lives, Central Meaning: Women and Their Place in Indian Society""; ""2. Traditional and Contemporary Mothering in Coexistent Worlds: Theories, Practices, and Cultural Realities""; ""3. People in Transitions in Worlds in Transition: Ambivalence in the Transition to Womanhood During World War II""; ""4. ""Moving Portraits"" of Femininity: A Study of the Bilheiras of PiauÃ""
""5. Beyond ""Women, "" ""Mothers, "" and ""Me"": Imagination, Poetics, and Why Surpassing Social Norms Means Surpassing the Self""""6. Striving Toward a Normative Identity: The Social Production of the Meaning of Assisted Reproductive Technology in Ireland""; ""Part II: Weavers of Meanings Through Women's Cultural Realities""; ""Editorial Introduction""; ""7. Indigenous Women: Gender, Identity, and Culture in Transition""; ""8. Woman's Self Construction and Sociocultural Mediation""; ""9. Mothers Dealing with Child Abuse: Dynamics of Psychological Processing""
""10. Play and Gender Issues in Rural and Urban Brazilian Contexts""""11. Experiences of a Black Female Professor Against Racism""; ""12. Coping with Sexual Violence: Strategies Used by Mothers of Abused Girls""; ""Part III: Living Through Life Transitions: Contexts of Motherhood""; ""Editorial Introduction""; ""13. Becoming Mother""; ""14. Adaptation at the Postnatal Period and the Valuation of Parental Roles""; ""15. Woman the Caregiver: Ways of Sharing Childcare in Two Contemporary Brazilian Contexts""
""16. Meaningful Lives of Women over Three Generations: A Glimpse into Afro-Brazilian Experience""""17. Childbirth and Pain in the Context of Brazilian Women in Different Socioeconomic Conditions""; ""18. Meanings Through the Transition to Motherhood: Women Before and After Childbirth""; ""Part IV: Becoming the Mother: Dialogs within Selves""; ""Editorial Introduction""; ""19. Negotiating Motherhood: Practices and Discourses""; ""20. Teenage Motherhood as a Family Experience: Ambivalences Between Individual and Shared Worlds""
""21. Ambivalences in the Transition to Motherhood: The Arrival of an Intersexual Baby""""22. Being a Mother and an Undergraduate Student: The Dialogical Process of Becoming a Mother in the Academic Context""; ""23. Having Recurrent Gestational Losses: Persistence in Living""; ""Part V: The Deep Humanity of Knowledge: Realities of Research Encounters""; ""Editorial Introduction""; ""24. Reflexivity and Subjectivity: Making Race, Class, and Gender Visible""; ""25. Memories, Field Notes, Poetics: The Underside of a Research""
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Subject Sex role -- Cross-cultural studies.
Women -- Cross-cultural studies.
Women -- Identity -- Cross-cultural studies.
Women -- Social conditions -- Cross-cultural studies.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Cross-cultural studies.
Added Author Bastos, Ana Cecília de Sousa.
Uriko, Kristiina.
Valsiner, Jaan.
Other Form: Print version: Cultural dynamics of women's lives. Charlotte : Information Age Pub., ©2012 (DLC) 2011029327
ISBN 9781617355622 (electronic bk.)
1617355623 (electronic bk.)