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Published: 03 March 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373193-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7319-3
... This chapter elaborates the modes of gender solidarity that animate mothering through precarity by exploring two mothering communities: Mothers of Preschoolers, a grassroots international Christian network devoted to mentoring mothers, and Momastery, an online mothering community that coheres...
Published: 03 March 2017
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7319-3
... mothering communities Momastery Mothers of Preschoolers gender solidarity digital culture ...
Published: 03 March 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373193-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7319-3
... Mothers live entangled with digital media: the affective circuits of contemporary mothering are intimately bound up with the communicative circuits of digital culture. This chapter is about how mothers come to sustain themselves through these digital entanglements, as encounters between digital...
Published: 25 February 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375708-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7570-8
... with sex, authority figures, and community, the mothers asserted their identity as citizens. Camp Fire girls interracial camps teen pregnancy E. Franklin Frazier juvenile delinquency ...
Published: 03 March 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373193-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7319-3
... wars” and give voice to women in their own communities, they draw on theories of affect to understand and articulate mothers’ worlds. The authors elaborate their concept of the digital mundane, where media don’t necessarily stand out as particularly significant but are indistinguishable from the banal...
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 06 July 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822371618-062
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7161-8
... lives as children, the memories of their mothers and grandmothers, and everyday life on haciendas around La Paz and Lake Titicaca before the agrarian reform of 1953, which overturned the hacienda regime. The testimonies depict the lives of women tied to the land, livestock, and artisanal manufacturing...
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 06 July 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822371618-146
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7161-8
... concessions as well as infrastructure projects, such as building dams and roads. The critiques have focused on the high costs to the health and diversity of ecosystems and to the well-being and livelihoods of local communities vulnerable to pollution and displacement. For environmental movements throughout...
Published: 27 April 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375425-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7542-5
... for Thomas Mapfumo’s birth in 1945. The chapter evokes the boy’s rural life on the “communal lands” in Rhodesia—farming, tending cattle, and coming to love traditional music—notably mbira. Mapfumo spent his first ten years in Marondera with his maternal grandparents, because his biological father could...
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 06 July 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822371618-142
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7161-8
... to refer to a utopian alternative with indigenous roots. It does not refer to an existing institution in Andean communities so much as a set of ideals, values, and pursuits that are under debate and construction. It implies, above all, a dynamic equilibrium in the relations between people and with nature...
Published: 24 April 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7558-6
...North Describes Rosemarie’s childhood in the Woodlawn neighborhood of Southside Chicago, an economically diverse African American community where dozens of her relatives lived and where many of the inhabitants were recent immigrants from the South. The chapter discusses Rosemarie’s...
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 06 July 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822371618-136
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7161-8
... and to the well-being and livelihoods of local communities vulnerable to pollution and displacement. For environmental movements throughout the country—which had early high hopes for the Movement to Socialism ( mas ) government, especially given the initial legislative proposals to defend “the rights of Mother...
Published: 24 April 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7558-6
...Bunting This chapter of the book moves back and forth between Rosemarie and Rachel’s memories of the late 1990s when Rosemarie was suffering from the severe pain of diabetic neuropathic cachexia and related health challenges. Trading voices, mother and daughter recall how the illness...
Published: 24 April 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375586-009
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7558-6
... Describes Rosemarie’s childhood in the Woodlawn neighborhood of Southside Chicago, an economically diverse African American community where dozens of her relatives lived and where many of the inhabitants were recent immigrants from the South. The chapter discusses Rosemarie’s experiences...
Published: 06 October 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822372417-009
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7241-7
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 06 July 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822371618-145
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7161-8
..., nationalist, military, or neoliberal. Such a model seemed at odds with the government’s own innovative national and international legislative initiatives to “respect and defend Mother Earth.” While the MAS claimed to represent indigenous peoples politically at the national level, state plans for oil and gas...
Published: 24 April 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7558-6
... Woodlawn neighborhood Chicago Illinois African American community Freeney family Rosemarie Freeney Harding’s childhood ...
Series: Improvisation, Community, and Social Practice
Published: 04 March 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7449-7
... Argentine bicentennial embodied commemorative practices public sphere national identity Mothers of the Plaza de Mayo ...
Published: 24 April 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375586-024
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7558-6
... This chapter explains how Rosemarie and her husband, Vincent, founded Mennonite House. Describes the experience of creating an interracial community in Atlanta in 1961, how it worked, who became involved, and how people reacted to what they were doing (some positively, some negatively...
Published: 24 April 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375586-012
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7558-6
... In this chapter, Rosemarie discusses the way her family viewed and handled death—with sadness, but also with a sense of community, as a reaffirming of life. She also talks about some of the things that simply weren’t discussed when she was a child (such as the lynchings that sent the family...
Published: 24 April 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375586-031
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7558-6
... In this chapter, Rosemarie reflects on the spirit of inclusion and community that existed at the heart of the movement, and how that spirit was recognized and emulated by many other freedom struggles around the world. The chapter also discusses the difficulties and struggles movement activists...