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Published: 23 March 2012
DOI: 10.1215/9780822395270-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9527-0
Published: 01 January 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478012504-005
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1250-4
...{ 4 } First Lady and Mom- in- Chief The Voice and Vision of Michelle Obama in the Video South Side Girl and in American Grown Nothing had changed about her in who she was and what she stood for. True, the White House was not the upstairs tiny apartment where we grew up, and Pennsylvania Ave nue...
Published: 17 May 2019
DOI: 10.1215/9781478005643-009
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0564-3
Series: Next Wave: New Directions in Women's Studies
Published: 03 November 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822372554-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7255-4
Published: 05 August 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373964-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7396-4
... with irrational fearmongering. As evident in the post-Fukushima neologism “radiation brain mom,” the implicit target of fūhyōhigai policing was women, understood as having an irrational “radiation brain,” being antiscience, and overreacting. With its strong shaming effects, such food policing made many women’s...
Series: e-Duke books scholarly collection.
Published: 04 November 2009
DOI: 10.1215/9780822392309-011
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9230-9
Series: The World Readers
Published: 22 March 2013
DOI: 10.1215/9780822395676-106
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9567-6
Published: 10 December 2014
DOI: 10.1215/9780822376088-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7608-8
Published: 05 August 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373964
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7396-4
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By Lynden Harris
Published: 02 April 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478021421-036
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2142-1
... left, that s the blow. One time my sister threatened to call Child Ser vices. My mom walked over, grabbed the phone, and hit her upside the head with it. Bing. My mom was like, Go on and call, I bet they won t feed you like I feed you, bet they won t clothe you. I bet they won t get you what you want...
Book Chapter

By Lynden Harris
Published: 02 April 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478021421-043
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2142-1
... for trespassing. So, there I am in the principal s office, weighing my options: go to jail or call my mom? Seriously, I couldn t decide which was worse. I m a minor they lock me up, I ain t going to be down there too long. And my mom, well, she was what you call real heavy- handed. My aunts used to tell stories...
Book Chapter

By Lynden Harris
Published: 02 April 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478021421-048
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2142-1
...100 43 Doing My Job I hadn t lived with my mom in a long time. We d had a kind of on- of relationship, mostly because of her drug use, and neglect, and the fact that she married a man that beat her. The list goes on. But she had broken free of her toxic marriage and her drug use. Now she had a new...
Published: 04 January 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478012870-004
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1287-0
... for all cisgendered, heterosexual, white women fea- tured on mtv at this time. 16 and Pregnant / Teen Mom s Farrah Abraham is unable to build a career based on her celebrity identity, because it is as- sociated with negative representations of delinquent motherhood and her overall failure to live up...
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By Lynden Harris
Published: 02 April 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478021421-007
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2142-1
...22 5 Downpour Growing up in my house was a fucking horrific, crazy, sad experience. I remember this one cinder- block house we lived in. Man, the win dows busted out and covered with plastic. If we wanted warm water, we had to heat it on the stove. And my dad, he beat my mom all the time...
Book Chapter

By Lynden Harris
Published: 02 April 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478021421-044
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2142-1
... stepfather took a swig of tea and told my mother it was too sweet. When she put the glass to her mouth to taste it, he smashed the glass against her face, chipping two teeth. Then he started hitting her. I ran across the street to a neighbor s house and asked them to call the cops. But like always, my mom...
Published: 02 April 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478021421-006
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2142-1
... 21 4 No Questions Asked It was the most exciting night of my three- year- old life. Two teenage girls were fighting, and a crowd had gathered to watch. One of the girls was my mother. My baby brother had just been born, and his father and my moms had been arguing. He didn t want her to take...
Published: 02 April 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478021421-003
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2142-1
...(EARLY CHILDHOOD, BIRTH TO FIVE YEARS OLD) Th e Pa rt Th at Wa s I nn oc en tI This page intentionally left blank 17 1 Playing Solitary Here s the first game I remember playing. We lived in a one- bedroom apartment. If my baby brother and I woke up and Mom wasn t home from the club, I d pour us...
Published: 25 September 2020
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1227-6
... for Latinxs to be in public view in urban spaces. During the early stages of writing this book, I regularly visited the rental apartment where I grew up and where my mom still lived. There, the po liti cal and economic factors shaping Latinx visibility in urban space were inescapable and the possibility...
Published: 02 April 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478021421-046
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2142-1
..., it wasn t the animals that were hunted; it was the people. We d recently moved out of the city, but where we lived every one was poor, just like the last place we d moved from, and the place before that. My mom worked hard all her life. All she ever wanted was for us to be safe, but we could only aford...
Published: 02 April 2021
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2142-1
... to go visit my girl s school across town. I m hanging in her gym, watching some hoops, when a school police officer decides he s gonna earn his paycheck and hauls me up to the office for trespassing. So, there I am in the principal s office, weighing my options: go to jail or call my mom? Seriously, I...