Mothering and Poverty

Poor Mother? A Critical Review of Current Measures of Maternal Poverty and their Limitations by Chris Warburton-Brown

“Just Breaks My Heart”: A Mother’s Narrative by Phyllis Montgomery, Karen McCauley
Sharolyn Mossey, and Patricia Hill Bailey

“Do Workers Think We Don’t Have a Brain in Our Heads? Qualitative Study About Mothers’ and their Social Workers’ Perspectives About Social Services
by Carolyn J. Peters

Child Welfare Intervention in Visible Minority Immigrant Families: The Role of Poverty and the Mothering Discourse by Ferzana Chase

Avoiding the “Doomed to Poverty” Narrative: Words of Wisdom from Teenage Single Mothers by Deborah Byrd and Rachel Gallagher

Children’s Birthday Parties: Welfare and Constructions of Motherhood in the United States by Addy Bareiss, Alicia Woodbury and Alesha Durfee

Don’t Blame Low-Income Mothers! Understanding Low-Income Mothers’ Socio-ecological Circumstances in Relation to Health Status by Janis MacLellan-Peters and Megan Aston

Blue-Collar Mother / White-Collar Daughter: A Perspective on U.S. Policies Toward Working Mothers by Heather Wyatt-Nichol

A Part of the Community: Conceputalizing Shelter Design for Young, Pregnant, Homeless Women by Jennifer Cooper, Christine A. Walsh and Paula Smith

Empowered Mothering Among Poor Latina Women in Abusive
Relationships by M. Cristina Alcade

“Productive” Reproducers: The Political Identity of Mothering in Contemporary India
by Rachel Simon-Kumar


Editor’s Notes by Jane Satterfield

from Milk Dress by Nicole Cooley

Couplets Toward the Future by Nicole Cooley

Untitled by Nicole Cooley

Suitcase by Nicole Cooley

Untitled by Nicole Cooley

Objects in a Box For Class by Nicole Cooley

Untitled by Nicole Cooley

Breastfeeding at the Harvard Club by Nicole Cooley

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Milk Dress by Nicole Cooley

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Mothering in the Third Wave reviewed by Tatjana Takševa

Ready: Why Women Are Embracing the New Later Motherhood
reviewed by Elena Neiterman

Don’t Bite Your Tongue: How to Foster Rewarding Relationships with Your Adult Children reviewed by Rosie Rosenzweig

Mother Matters: Motherhood as Discourse and Practice reviewed Jennifer Hauver James

Another Morning: Voices of Truth and Hope from Mothers with Cancer
reviewed by Kimberly Bonia

Opting In: Having a Child without Losing Yourself reviewed by M. Louise Ripley

The Changing Realities of Work and Family reviewed by Kelly Dombroski

Tug of War: A Judge’s Verdict on Separation, Custody Battles, and the Bitter Realities of Family Court reviewed by Serena Patterson

Mothers and Death: From Procreation to Creation reviewed by Gill Rye

The Maternal Is Political: Women Writers at the Intersection of Motherhood and Social Change reviewed by Rachel Epp Buller

Diary for a Daughter: August 1969 - August 1970 reviewed by Margaret Machara

Backhand Through the Mother reviewed by Joani Mortenson

The Queen of Cups reviewed by Kittye Delle Robbins-Herring

Seven Floors Up reviewed by Dorsía Smith Silva

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    Book Volume #: 11.2

    Page Count: 200

    Publication Date: December 2009

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