Practicing Feminist Mothering
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Practicing Feminist Mothering

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Practicing Feminist Mothering explores the realities of feminist mothering for both mothers and their children. It scrutinizes the discourse of motherhood by examining the material spaces that feminist mothers create to struggle with patriarchy. The book is based on in-depth interviews of sixteen feminist mothers conducted from 1995 to 2007 and includes interviews with som...more
Paperback, 230 pages
Published May 1st 2012 by Arbeiter Ring
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Molly Westerman
I love that this book aims to listen to feminist mothers' voices. It's trying for an open-minded and open-ended investigation of what feminist mothers actually do and feel, and how their daughters engage with that mothering as well. However, the book's sentences are absurdly (and unnecessarily) long and complicated ... plus often oddly-punctuated and ungrammatical. A disappointing treatment of fascinating material.

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