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Title Motherhood : power and oppression / edited by Marie Porter, Patricia Short, and Andrea O'Reilly.

Imprint Toronto : Women's Press, 2005.

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Description 1 online resource (xiv, 300 pages) : illustrations
Note Papers originally presented at the Australian International Academic Conference on Motherhood held at the University of Queensland, Brisbane, Queensland in 2001.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
Contents Introduction / Andrea O'Reilly & Marie Porter -- The kindest cut? the Caesarean section as turning point, Australia 1880-1990 / Lisa Featherstone -- Narrating breasts: constructions of contemporary motherhood(s) in women's breastfeeding stories / Susanne Gannon & Babette Müller-Rockstroh -- Scandalous practices and political performances: breastfeeding in the city / Alison Bartlett -- "Pax Materna" or Mothers at war with the empire? ... / Karin Ikas -- Mothering and stress discourses: ... / Erika Horwitz & Bonita C. Long -- A lesser woman? fictional representations of the childless woman / Enza Gandolfo -- (Mis)conceptions: the paradox of maternal power and loss in Toni Morrison's The bluest eye & Paradise / -- Human and divine mothers in Hinduism / Tamara Ditrich -- Resistance narratives from mothers of married daughters in Singapore / Hing Ai Yun -- Survival narratives of Ethiopian-Jewish mothers and daughters in Israel / Ruby Newman -- Down Under power? Australian mothering experiences ... / Marie Porter -- Mothers at home: oppressed or oppressors or victims of false dichotomies? / Elizabeth Reid Boyd -- Mothers at the margins: ... / Patricia Short -- Naming maternal alienation / Anne Morris -- Women of courage: the non-custodial mother / Julie Thacker -- Abandoning mothers and their children / Anita Pavlovic, Audrey Mullender & Rosemary Aris -- When Eve left the garden: a modern tale about mothers who leave their families / Petra Büskens -- Conclusion: reflections on motherhood / Patricia Short.
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Reproduction Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
System Details Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002. MiAaHDL
Processing Action digitized 2010 HathiTrust Digital Library committed to preserve MiAaHDL
Local Note eBooks on EBSCOhost EBSCO eBook Subscription Academic Collection - North America
Subject Motherhood -- Congresses.
Feminist theory -- Congresses.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Conference papers and proceedings.
Added Author Porter, Marie, 1938-
O'Reilly, Andrea, 1961-
Short, Patricia M.
Australian International Academic Conference on Motherhood.
Other Form: Print version: Motherhood. Toronto : Women's Press, 2005 0889614547 9780889614543 (DLC) 2006445484 (OCoLC)60566944
ISBN 9781435604070 (electronic bk.)
1435604075 (electronic bk.)
0889614547 (pbk.)