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Disability and mothering : liminal spaces of embodied knowledge / edited by Cynthia Lewiecki-Wilson and Jen Cellio
1st ed
Syracuse, N.Y. : Syracuse University Press, c2011
book jacket
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 3rd Floor  HQ759.913 .D57 2011    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Mothers of children with disabilities
Children with disabilities
Women with disabilities
Mothers -- Psychology
Physical Description xvi, 348 p. ; 24 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 317-339) and index
Contents "Healthy, accomplished, and attractive": visual representations of "fitness" in egg donors / Jen Cellio -- Negotiating discourses of maternal responsibility, disability, and reprogenetics: the role of experimental knowledge / Felicity Boardman -- Stalking Grendel's mother: biomedicine and the disciplining of the deviant body / Terri Beth Miller -- Uneasy subjects: disability, feminism, and abortion / Cynthia Lewiecki-Wilson -- "What does it matter?": a meditation on the social positioning of disability and motherhood / Samantha Walsh -- Reconceiving motherhood / Kristin Lindgren -- Refusing diagnosis: Mother-daughter agency in confronting psychiatric rhetoric / Abby Wilkerson -- Diagnosable: mothering at the threshold of disability / Julia Miele Rodas -- Mothers as storytellers / Linnéa E. Franits -- Sharing stories: motherhood, autism, and culture / Rachel Robertson -- Nurturing the nurturer: reflections on an experience of breastfeeding, disability, and physical trauma / Heather Kuttai -- Vulnerable subjects: motherhood and disability in Nancy Mairs and Cherríe Moraga / Suzanne Bost -- From surrender to activism: the transformation of disability and mothering at Kew cottages, Australia / Corinne Manning -- History examined: one women's story of disability and advocacy / Marilyn Dolmage -- My mother's mental illness / Whitney Jones-Garcia -- A Schizo-ly situated daughter: a mother's labor / Elizabeth Metcalf -- Motherhood and activism in the dis/enabling context of war: the case of Cindy Sheehan / Abby M. Dubisar -- The political is personal: Mothering at the intersection of acquired disability, gender, and race / Julie E. Maybee -- "You gotta make Aztlán any way you can": Disability in Cherríe Moraga's Heroes and saints / Julie Avril Minich -- Interesting postcolonial mothering and disability: a narrative of an Antiguan woman and her son / Denise Cordella Hughes-Tafen -- Mothering, disability, and poverty: straddling borders, shifting boundaries, and everyday resistance / Shawn A. Cassiman
Series Critical perspectives on disability
Alternate Author Lewiecki-Wilson, Cynthia
Cellio, Jen

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