Contemplating Maternity in an Era of Choice: Explorations by Sara Hayden,Lynn O'Brien Hallstein,Jaime E.

By Sara Hayden,Lynn O'Brien Hallstein,Jaime E. Bochantin,Kirsten J. Broadfoot,Jennifer J. Bute,Patrice Buzzanell,Renee L. Cowan,Summer R. Cunningham,Suzy D'Enbeau,Bonnie J. Dow,John Duckworth,Jennifer Emerling Bone,Natalie Fixmer-Oraiz,Karen A. Foss,Elissa F

ladies who got here of age within the overdue 20th century have been raised within the period of selection; they grew up believing that reproductive decision-making is a political correct, a accountability of ladies dwelling the successes of moment wave feminism, and below their keep watch over. considering Maternity in an period of selection: Explorations into Discourses of copy explores modern maternity either inside of and in mild of those late-twentieth century understandings. making use of quite a few feminist conversation methods, the volume's participants talk about how discourses of selection form and are formed through women's identities and stories as (non)mothers and the way those self same discourses have an effect on and replicate deepest practices and public rules on the topic of copy and motherhood. via this method, the participants illustrate quite a few methods of carrying out feminist pondering, study, and practices in the communique self-discipline. significant sub-disciplines inside verbal exchange experiences are represented right here together with feminist organizational, interpersonal, rhetorical, critical/cultural, and social circulation stories. while some of the past scholarly investigations into maternity spotlight just one point or section of motherhood, considering Maternity in an period of selection is exclusive since it investigates discourses of selection around the arc of maternity and as enacted via numerous (non)maternal topic positions.

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