Mothering and the Environment: The Natural, the Social, the Built

This special issue on “Mothering and the Environment: The Natural, the Social, the Built” features 17 articles, 6 book reviews, and a special poetry folio featuring the work of Terri Witek.
Articles include:
• ”The Evolution of Mother Activism in the United States Environmental Movement”
• ”Cancer, Feminism and the Environment”
• ”Eco-mothering: Creating and Nurturing a Sustainable World”
• ”Teaching about Women, the Environment and Mother Earth”
• ”The Myth of Green Motherhood”
• ”Help! Our Toxic Environment is Killing our Children”
• ”Mothering, Identity and Sustainability”
• ”Gestating Art in the Matrixial Labyrinth”
• ”Motel Families in Ontario and the Neoliberal Social/Built/Physical Environment”
and many more!

From Maternalism to Activist Mothering: The Evolution of Mother Activism in the United States Environmental Movement

by Susan Logsdon-Conradsen

 

The Birth of an Eco-Mom: Cancer, Feminism, and the Environment

by Heidi Hutner

 

Ecomothering: Creating and Nurturing a Sustainable World

by Lauren Shaw

 

Teaching About Women, the Environment and Mother Earth

by Patricia Miller-Schroeder

 

How Many Mothers Does it Take to Change All the Light Bulbs? The Myth of Green Motherhood

by Sarah Jaquette Ray

 

Help! Our Toxic Environment is Killing Our Children: The Need for Protection and Action for Prevention

by Helen Pearman Ziral and Dorothy Goldin Rosenberg

 

Children’s Thoughts and Feelings Regarding Nature in Two Types of Locations: Comparisons and Implications

by Magdalena Rudkowski

 

Boys in the Woods: Motherhood, Identity, and Sustainability

by Juliann Emmons Allison

 

Gestating Art in the Matrixial Labyrinth

by Barbara Bickel, Medwyn McConachy, Nané Ariadne Jordan, with Wende Bartley

 

Your Oak

by Melanie McCabe

 

Those Mothers

by Melanie McCabe

 

Birth(ing) Stories: Combining Poetic and Paradigmatic Approaches to Mothers’ Counter Narratives

by Amanda Bethel Richey

 

Going Home

by J. Lauren Johnson

 

Living in Isolation: Motel Families in Ontario and the Neoliberal Social/Built/Physical Environment

by Melinda Vandenbeld Giles

 

Socialization for Intensive Mothering in the Single Parent, Transnationally Adoptive Family

by Jen Pylypa

 

“Who Wants to Be an “English” Mother? Irish and Southern African American Domestic Workers in New York, 1865-1935

by Danielle T. Phillips

 

Brazilian Mothers and Advertising: A Semiotic Approach on How Brazilian Advertising Has Been Building the Imaginary of Pregnancy and Motherhood

by Maria Collier de Mendonça and Oscar Angel Cesarotto

 

Denominational Affiliation and the Risk of Pregnancy Loss Among Ghanaian women

by Jones K. Adjei, Raymond A. Tutu, Grace A. Ogunyankin, and Nicholas N. S. Cofie

 

FOLIO

 

Editor’s Notes

by Jane Satterfield

 

Manual for Children Leaving Home

by Terri Witek

 

The Manual Proper

by Terri Witek

 

Myth Version

by Terri Witek

Feminist Mothering

reviewed by Kristen Abatsis McHenry

 

Pushing for Midwives: Homebirth Mothers and the Reproductive Rights Movement

reviewed by Michelle Walks

 

Twenty-First Century Motherhood: Experience, Identity, Policy, Agency

reviewed by Stephanie Knaak

 

The Joys of Motherhood, 2nd ed.

reviewed Maki Motapanyane

More Than It Seems: Household Work and Lifelong Learning

reviewed by Fiona Lee

 

Depression in Mothers: Causes, Consequences and Treatment Alternatives. 2nd ed.

reviewed by Gillian M. E. Alban

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