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Social Text (1 September 2006) 24 (3 (88)): 13–33.
Published: 01 September 2006
...Melanie Nicholson Duke University Press 2006 Without Their Children Rethinking Motherhood a mong Tr ansn ation al Migr ant...
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Social Text (1 June 2009) 27 (2 (99)): np.
Published: 01 June 2009
... is the Andrew J. Hilen Professor of American Litera- ture and Culture and an affiliated faculty member in Women’s Studies at the University of Washington, Seattle. She is the author of That Pale Mother Rising: Sentimental Discourses and the Imitation of Motherhood in Nineteenth-Century...
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Social Text (1 September 2006) 24 (3 (88)): np.
Published: 01 September 2006
... Margaret Gray 1 Without Their Children: Rethinking Motherhood among Transnational Migrant Women  Melanie Nicholson 13 “Los hombres no mandan aqu Narrating Immigrant Genders and Sexualities in New York  Carlos Ulises Decena, Michele G. Shedlin,   and Angela Martínez 35 A la parada: The...
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Social Text (1 September 2006) 24 (3 (88)): 1–12.
Published: 01 September 2006
... the border is and how it affects the lives of new immigrants in New York. For Melanie Nicholson, for instance, motherhood is analyzed through the benefits of transnational resources — income in the United States and extended...
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Social Text (1 March 2006) 24 (1 (86)): 81–102.
Published: 01 March 2006
... designated “untouchable,” tells me that injections do not “suit” her or her children, but denies that they are inher- ently harmful. She tells me that in this region, with its high rates of infant mortality, grief is a central part of a woman’s life, a defining condition of motherhood. She will grieve...
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Social Text (1 September 2003) 21 (3 (76)): 39–57.
Published: 01 September 2003
... reform efforts, The War against Parents, which proposed a liberal response of governmental income supports for families, illustrated how dominant the Right’s account of the horrors of unmarried motherhood had become. Hewlett and West...
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Social Text (1 March 2008) 26 (1 (94)): 115–133.
Published: 01 March 2008
...,” about the increasing rationalization of kinship and its increasing dependence on state power, social agencies, and various helping professions.62 At the same 128 Min • The Daughter’s Exchange time, it is a story about the reenchantment of motherhood...
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Social Text (1 December 2002) 20 (4 (73)): 91–119.
Published: 01 December 2002
... Banking: Scientific Principles (1997), Armand Karow embeds highly heteronormative and evolutionary statements into his scientific principles. These technologies have caused Americans and many other people to pon- der anew concepts of fatherhood, motherhood and childhood. Is it accept...
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Social Text (1 March 2003) 21 (1 (74)): 111–127.
Published: 01 March 2003
.... Schneider, David M. 1984 . A critique of the study of kinship . Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press. Yngvesson, Barbara. 1997 . “Negotiating Motherhood: Identity and Difference in `Open'adoptions,” Law and Society Review 31.1 : 31 -80...
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Social Text (1 September 2007) 25 (3 (92)): 37–55.
Published: 01 September 2007
... farming from a very early age, and the income they generate is indispensable for daily survival. Because of the general conditions of poverty in the community, and because a woman’s main function is supposed to center on motherhood, the transgression of certain gender imperatives is tolerated if...
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Social Text (1 December 2001) 19 (4 (69)): 53–65.
Published: 01 December 2001
... based on kinship, to different upbringing and ethnic back- NGOs to mediate grounds, to respect for one’s elders, to the protection one expects from one’s superiors, to informal networks of mutual aid, to motherhood, to the cult of between diverse saints, to...
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Social Text (1 September 2015) 33 (3 (124)): 75–113.
Published: 01 September 2015
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Social Text (1 March 2003) 21 (1 (74)): 29–55.
Published: 01 March 2003
... ways of making families in North America.7 Unconventional parents easily forged connections out of networks in which they already participated, such as support groups for single women contemplating motherhood. Such parents are often conscious of their delicate and diffi- cult roles. A mother in a...
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Social Text (1 June 2017) 35 (2 (131)): 17–38.
Published: 01 June 2017
... of the market economy. For instance, it develops analyses of marriage and motherhood as primarily economic (a mother’s primary goal being to increase her child’s human capital). In this case, economics comes to take priority over other domains of knowledge, such as “demography, sociology, psychology...
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Social Text (1 September 2011) 29 (3 (108)): 51–72.
Published: 01 September 2011
.... Little bastard was alive, and I feel it. And me, too. I am alive.” Here, Kee espouses traditional rhetoric that suggests women truly fulfill their destinies as women through pregnancy and motherhood. Of course in the context...
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Social Text (1 March 2013) 31 (1 (114)): 43–62.
Published: 01 March 2013
.... For one thing, as the unresolvable trace of an Other desire, it unsettles easy appropriations of the figure of the Woman, which contain her within the patriarchal bounds of motherhood. Further, as in the case of the three-­ times productive — (a) as...
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Social Text (1 June 2013) 31 (2 (115)): 49–68.
Published: 01 June 2013
... during which Butler wrote — Hagar is cast as a woman of African descent, a black Egyptian, who endures the trials of slavery, poverty, racial ostracism, sexual exploitation, forced surro- gacy, rape, domestic violence, homelessness, motherhood in bondage...
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Social Text (1 September 2014) 32 (3 (120)): 29–48.
Published: 01 September 2014
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Social Text (1 March 2019) 37 (1 (138)): 87–105.
Published: 01 March 2019
...; motherhood, rebellion, freedom dreams—the incredibly rich, complex world that enslaved and freed-people wrought amid astonishing violence. These lives are undoubtedly fragmentary. But no archive offers an exhaustive record of anyone’s life; fragmentation is not unique to the archives of slavery. The gaps...
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Social Text (1 June 2006) 24 (2 (87)): 89–110.
Published: 01 June 2006
... treacherous deeds, “the first mixing of Indian and European blood.”35 In British and Dutch colonies at the turn of the nineteenth century, white women were held in high esteem in a metropolitan bourgeois dis- course on the endangerment of white middle-class morality and white motherhood...