The Motherhood Initiative for Research and Community Involvement (MIRCI) is the newly launched feminist scholarly and activist organization on mothering-motherhood, developed from the former Association for Research on Mothering at York University (1998-2010). The initiative houses the Journal of the Motherhood Initiative (formerly The Journal of the Association for Research on Mothering), Mother Outlaws, The International Mothers and Mothering Network (formerly IMN), Young Mothers and Empowerment Forum, The Motherhood Studies Forum and is partnered with Demeter Press.
The founder and director of the Motherhood Initiative for Research and Community Involvement is Andrea O'Reilly, firstname.lastname@example.org and the co-ordinator is Tracey Carlyle, email@example.com.
What's New at MIRCI
Announcing the publication of
Chasing Rainbows: Exploring Gender Fluid Parenting Practices
NEW DEMETER PRESS CFPS
The Mother-Blame Game
Birth and its Meanings: Representations of Pregnancy, Childbirth and Parenting
Mothers and Food Co-Editors: Dr. Florence Pasche Guignard and Dr. Tanya M. Cassidy
Motherhood and Lone/Single Parenting: A 21st Century Perspective
Mothering, Mothers and Sex Work Co-Editors: Rebecca Jaremko Bromwich and Monique Marie De Jong
Intimate Care: Doulas and the Birthing Body (working title) Co-Editors: Angela Castañeda and Julie Searcy
Feminist Parenting: From Theory to Life Lived Editor: Lyndsay Kirkham
Journal of the
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CURRENT JMI CFPS:
The journal issue 5.1 - Mothers and History: Histories of Motherhood will be published Spring/Summer 2014.
The journal issue 5.2 -
The journal issue 6.1 - COMMUNICATING MOTHERHOOD/MOTHERS COMMUNICATING
The journal issue 6.2 - SUPPORTING AND EMPOWERING MOTHERS IN THE ACADEME:
Mother Outlaws Speakers Series
Journal of the Motherhood Initiative
MIRCI Shipping Policy:
Books will be shipped within ten days of receipt of order.
Please Note: Shipments to the US can take up to 2 weeks and overseas 4 to 6 weeks.
Motherhood Initiative for Research and Community Involvement
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