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Guns and Motherhood: A Millennial Maternalism

Deborah Gray White

in Lost in the USA: American Identity from the Promise Keepers to the Million Mom March

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780252040900
eISBN:
9780252099403
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040900.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

This chapter shows how the Million Mom March helped parents, especially mothers, heal from the loss of a loved one to gun violence. It compares past maternalist movements to this one and shows the ... More


Lost in the USA: American Identity from the Promise Keepers to the Million Mom March

Deborah Gray White

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780252040900
eISBN:
9780252099403
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040900.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

“Lost in the USA: American Identity from the Promise Keepers to the Million Mom March” is a book about Americans’ search for personal tranquility at the turn of the twenty-first century. It argues ... More


Participatory Maternal Citizenship: The Million Mom March and Challenges to Gender and Spatial Norms

Elizabeth Currans

in Marching Dykes, Liberated Sluts, and Concerned Mothers: Women Transforming Public Space

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780252041259
eISBN:
9780252099854
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252041259.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

This chapter explores participatory maternal citizenship practices by Million Mom March participants. Motherhood has provided one of the most consistent platforms for women’s activism, both ... More


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