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The Uprooted: Race, Children, and Imperialism in French Indochina, 1890-1980

Christina Elizabeth Firpo

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824847579
eISBN:
9780824869007
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824847579.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

This book explores the untold history of the removal of métis [mixed-race] children from their Vietnamese, Cambodian and Lao mothers as part of a colonial plan to reproduce the French race in ... More


Raised on Christian Milk: Food and the Formation of the Soul in Early Christianity

John David Penniman

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780300222760
eISBN:
9780300228007
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300222760.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

What if the idea that “you are what you eat” weren’t a simple metaphor? What if it revealed a deeper medical, moral, and religious history about the relationship between food and the soul? In the ... More


The Give and Take of “New-Woman” Eugenics

Jill Rappoport

in Giving Women: Alliance and Exchange in Victorian Culture

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199772605
eISBN:
9780199919000
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199772605.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature, Women's Literature

By the fin de siècle, women’s giving took on national significance through eugenic efforts to “save the race.” As women made economic, legal, and professional advances and became the visible ... More


Gendering the Revolution: Official and Popular Imaginary

Srila Roy

in Remembering Revolution: Gender, Violence, and Subjectivity in India's Naxalbari Movement

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780198081722
eISBN:
9780199082223
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198081722.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

The chapter considers the representation of ‘woman’ in a variety of texts such as Party literature, literary, autobiographical, and media sources besides considering ‘official’ constructions of ... More


Regulating the Female Body

Fran Amery

in Beyond Pro-life and Pro-choice: The Changing Politics of Abortion in Britain

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781529204995
eISBN:
9781529205404
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529204995.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

This chapter sets the history of abortion law this in the context of feminist critique, exploring the significance of access to abortion for women’s lives and the gendered structure of society. It ... More


Reproduction on the Reservation: Pregnancy, Childbirth, and Colonialism in the Long Twentieth Century

Brianna Theobald

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781469653167
eISBN:
9781469653181
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469653167.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Native American Studies

This pathbreaking book documents the transformation of reproductive practices and politics on Indian reservations from the late nineteenth century to the present, integrating a localized history of ... More


Maud Pember Reeves

Ellen Ross

in Slum Travelers: Ladies and London Poverty, 1860-1920

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520249059
eISBN:
9780520940055
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520249059.003.0020
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter discusses Maud Pember Reeves. It focuses on her graphic account of working class life in the London district of North Lambeth, describing a project carried out by the Fabian Women's ... More


Queering Romance, Sexuality, Gender Identity, and Motherhood

Roberta Seelinger Trites

in Twenty-First-Century Feminisms in Children's and Adolescent Literature

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781496813800
eISBN:
9781496813848
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496813800.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

Sexuality is linked to materiality through the physicality of the human body. How that sexuality is interpreted, represented, performed, and lived involves the discursive—but sexuality itself emerges ... More


Fragmentary Aesthetics: Susanna Moodie and Catharine Parr Traill in the Canadian Bush

Fariha Shaikh

in Nineteenth-Century Settler Emigration in British Literature and Art

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781474433693
eISBN:
9781474449663
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474433693.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

Chapter Three focusses on the semi-autobiographical accounts of settlement by Susanna Moodie and her sister, Catharine Parr Traill. It argues that the sketch form as practised by Moodie in Roughing ... More


Public Works: Female Citizens as Mothers and Workers

Theresa Ann Smith

in The Emerging Female Citizen: Gender and Enlightenment in Spain

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520245839
eISBN:
9780520932227
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520245839.003.0006
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter argues that many women in eighteenth-century Spain conceived of their public activities as part of a uniquely female sphere of action. This was true of many women writers who concerned ... More


Motherhood as Metaphor: Engendering Interreligious Dialogue

Jeannine Hill Fletcher

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780823251179
eISBN:
9780823252930
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823251179.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This book stands at the intersection of feminist theology and religious diversity. Written by a Christian theologian, it employs feminist methodologies to open new horizons in comparative practice ... More


Carceral Constructions of Black Female Deviance

Sarah Haley

in No Mercy Here: "Gender, Punishment, and the Making of Jim Crow Modernity"

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781469627595
eISBN:
9781469627618
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469627595.003.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter examines the criminalization of black women, demonstrating that police, prosecutors, and judges reinforced notions of black female deviance through the criminal process and through ... More


Mothers for Peace, 1950–1955

Wendy Pojmann

in Italian Women and International Cold War Politics, 1944-1968

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780823245604
eISBN:
9780823252688
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823245604.003.0004
Subject:
History, Social History

Chapter three considers developments between 1950 and 1955, when the women’s associations launched a series of initiatives dedicated to peace and motherhood and experienced moments of cooperation ... More


Introduction: Mama Grizzlies Rising Up

Melissa Deckman

in Tea Party Women: Mama Grizzlies, Grassroots Leaders, and the Changing Face of the American Right

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781479837137
eISBN:
9781479833870
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479837137.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter lays out the primary arguments of the book and introduces the methodology used, which includes semi-structured interviews with activists, participant-observation, textual analysis and ... More


A New Civic Motherhood?: The Evolution of Conservative Women’s Political Rhetoric

Melissa Deckman

in Tea Party Women: Mama Grizzlies, Grassroots Leaders, and the Changing Face of the American Right

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781479837137
eISBN:
9781479833870
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479837137.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter identifies motherhood frames used by Tea Party women to explain their political activism and to inspire other conservative women and places Tea Party women in historical context.


Working Women and Animal Mothers

Kimberly A. Hamlin

in From Eve to Evolution: Darwin, Science, and Women's Rights in Gilded Age America

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780226134611
eISBN:
9780226134758
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226134758.003.0004
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

Chapter three analyzes how various thinkers applied evolutionary theory to turn-of-the-twentieth century debates about motherhood. Opponents of women’s advancement typically claimed that women’s ... More


Modern Motherhood: Women and Family in England, 1945-2000

Angela Davis

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780719084553
eISBN:
9781781702109
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719084553.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This book examines women’s experiences of motherhood in England in the years between 1945 and 2000. Based on a new body of 160 oral history interviews, the book offers the first comprehensive ... More


“With Knives Drawn”: Gender, Devotion, and Politics After Independence

Brianna Leavitt-Alcántara

in Alone at the Altar: Single Women and Devotion in Guatemala, 1670-1870

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781503603684
eISBN:
9781503604391
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9781503603684.003.0007
Subject:
History, Latin American History

Chapter 6 analyzes how non-elite women outside of marriage navigated the shifting religious and political landscape in the decades after Independence. Laboring women undeniably faced new challenges, ... More


Epilogue

Brianna Leavitt-Alcántara

in Alone at the Altar: Single Women and Devotion in Guatemala, 1670-1870

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781503603684
eISBN:
9781503604391
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9781503603684.003.0008
Subject:
History, Latin American History

The Epilogue considers how the Liberal Reform Era of the 1870s, dramatically undermined both laboring single women and the Catholic Church. Liberals directly undermined laboring women’s economic ... More


Work

Mary Ellen Konieczny

in The Spirit's Tether: Family, Work, and Religion among American Catholics

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199965779
eISBN:
9780199346059
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199965779.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Chapter 5, “Work,” explores mothers’ attempts to resolve problems of work-family balance, how their congregations support their solutions through opposed and competing visions of work and family, and ... More


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