Mothering, Violence, Militarism, War and Social Justice

The Journal of the Motherhood Initiative for Research and Community Involvement (JMI) proudly presents the publication of its inaugural issue on the topic of Mothering Violence, Militarism, War and Social Justice. The journal includes: 13 articles, 11 book reviews, selected poetry, and a special poetry folio featuring the work of Kathryn Rhett.
Articles include:
•“Engendering Protection: The Case of Women Refugees”
•“Mothering in a time of Conflict: Acholi women’s experience of child rearing in the displacement camps of Northern Uganda”
•“The War in Sierra Leone, its Aftermath, and Resilience: One Mother’s Narrative”
•“The Raging Grannies: Activist Grandmothering for Peace”
•“Palestinian versus Western Mothering: Reconsidering Dichotomies in Media Representation”
•“Up in Arms! A Brief Women’s History of Militancy in Latin America”
•“An Attack on a Romanticized Discourse on Motherhood? Representations of Murderous Mothers in Dutch novels”
•“Widows, Mothers, Activists: Indigenous Achí Women’s Experiences of La Violencia in Rabinal, Guatemala”
•“Another Mother for Peace: Reconsidering Maternalist Peace Rhetoric from a Historical Perspective 1967-2007”
and more!

Another Mother for Peace: Reconsidering Maternalist Peace Rhetoric from an Historical Perspective 1967-2007 by Michelle Moravec

child of the by Leigh Herrick

Up in Arms! A Brief Women’s History of Militancy in Latin America by Gisela Norat

Genomic Kaddish by Leigh Herrick

Transforming Loss into Action: Mothers from the Plaza de Mayo to Juarez, Mexico by Regina M. Edmonds

The Raging Grannies: Activist Grandmothering for Peace by Jennifer Pedersen

Page 13 forward by Leigh Herrick

Widows, Mothers, Activists: Indigenous Achí Women’s Experiences of La Violencia in Rabinal, Guatemala by Fabienne Doiron

The War in Sierra Leone, its Aftermath, and Women’s Resilience: One Mother’s Narrative by Donna Sharkey

Woman Displaced in Conflict in Northern Ghana: Voices of the Konkombass by Brenda Faye McGadney and Judith Asibi Nibewun-Tarko

Elegy Against—, Ten Years Later by Julia Spicher Kasdorf

Mothering in a Time of Conflict: Acholi Women’s Experience of Child Rearing in the Displacement Camps of Northern Uganda by Theresa McElroy, Patricia Spittal, Stella Atim, Lillian Tebere and Herbert Muyinda

Gerard Manley Hopkins on the 6 Train by Julia Spicher Kasdorf

Engendering Protection: The Case of Women Refugees by Elizabeth Snyder

Cardio-kickboxing in a Town of 6,000 by Julia Spicher Kasdorf

Controlling the Russian Soldiers’ Mothers and Chechen Mothers: The Story of a Hidden War by Aurélie Lacassagne

Breeder Zoo by Lesley Wheeler

Palestinian Versus Western Mothering: Reconsidering Dichotomiesin Media Representation by Cortney Pasternak

Thirty-Ninth Birthday by Lesley Wheeler

Myrtle Beach Convergence by Lesley Wheeler

An Attack on a Romanticized Discourse on Motherhood? Representations of Murderous Mothers in Dutch Novels by Josje Weusten

First Audition by Adrianne Kalfopoulou

Our Bodies/Ourselves by Adrianne Kalfopoulou

The Carpenter Bees by Sarah Kennedy

Occupation by Sarah Kennedy

Beyond Hostile Borders: Re-negotiating the Gendered Embodiment of Resistance and Agency in the film, Some Mother’s Son. by Jane O’Sullivan and Rebecca Spence

Nightmare by Annie Finch

Now in November by Annie Finch

FOLIO:

Editor’s Notes by Jane Satterfield

Book of Hours by Kathryn Rhett

Mothers of Heroes, Mothers of Martyrs: World War I and the Politics of Grief reviewed by Diana L. Gustafson

Raising Kids in the 21st Century: The Science of Psychological Health for Childrenreviewed by Gina Wong-Wylie

Insane Euphoria Speaks: Diary of a Late Pregnancy reviewed by Alison M. S. Watson

Feminist Art and the Maternal reviewed Rachel Epp Buller

In the Other Room: Entering the Culture of Motherhood reviewed by Sonja Boon

Survival Notes for New Parents: An Inspiration for an Amazing Journey reviewed by Sarai (“Sadie”) Harris Conway

Stress-Free Pregnancy Guide: A Doctor Tells You What to Really Expect reviewed by Roshaunda D. Cade

Fit to Bust: A Comic Treasure Chest reviewed by Jessica Nathanson

Daughters of Empire: A Memoir of a Year in Britain and Beyond reviewed by Tatjana Takševa

Voices of Our Children: Stories of Music Education reviewed by Venus Prado

Loving the Alien reviewed by Sally Dear-Healey

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    Price: $10.00

    Journal Volume #: 1.1

    Page Count: 298

    Publication Date: August 2010

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