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Feminist and critical perspectives on Caribbean mothering / edited by Dorsía Smith Silva and Simone A. James Alexander
Alternate Title Caribbean mothering
Production, publication, distribution, manufacture, copyright Trenton NJ : Africa World Press, [2013]
book jacket
Location Call Number Status
 3rd Floor  HQ759 .F366 2013    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Motherhood -- Caribbean Area
Mothers -- Caribbean Area
Motherhood in literature
Physical Description xvii, 272 pages ; 22 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents Introduction: Caribbean mothering: a feminist view / by Dorsiá Smith Silva and Simone A. James Alexander -- "My mother, my love" / Patricia Powell -- "Some where in this great wide world: my mother's sweetness" / Carole Boyce Davies -- "From under the tree to running home: the double-edged sward of Caribbean motherhood" / Opal Palmer Adisa -- "Arabella's daughters" / Geta LeSeur -- "El día de la paz (the day of peace): violence and parenting in Puerto Rico" / Dorsía Smith Silva -- "Father roles: is there a place for 'mothering'? The case of Trinidad and Tobago" / Denise Gaspard-Richards -- "Precautionary measures: Caribbean-Canadian mothers, daughters, and 'sex education'" / Erica Lawson -- "The disavowed maternal: wet nurses and racial contact in colonial Cuba" / J. Selene Zander -- "Mothering and migration: the ones they left behind" / Velma Pollard -- "Contesting 'maternal right': the impact of transnational migration on mother-daughter relationships" / Charmaine Crawford -- "Making room for tantie: representations of female sexuality in Crick cruck, monkey" / Antonia MacDonald -- "M/otherly guise of guide?: theorizing Jamaica Kincaid's 'girl'" / Simone A. James Alexander -- "A queer family for the nation: Julia Alvarez's in the name of Salomé and the Dominican Republic" / Irune del Rio Gabiola -- "Maternal bodies and posthuman culture in Nalo Hopkinson's Midnight robber" / Kristen Lillvis
Alternate Author Silva, Dorsía Smith
Alexander, Simone A. James, 1967-

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