Latina/Chicana Mothering

Latina/Chicana Mothering

  • Publish Date: 2011-09-01
  • Binding: Paperback
  • Author: dorsia smith silva
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Latina/Chicana Mothering provides a glimpse into the journey of mothering within the diverse spectrum of the histories,struggles, and stories of Latinas and Chicanas. Here, the Latina/Chicana mothering experience emphasizes the need for various conceptualizations of mothering, especially in regard to the conditions which shape the lives of Latinas and Chicanas, such as race, gender, sexuality, culture, language, social status, religion, kinship, location, and migration. The book has four sections: testimonios (narratives), links between motherhood and communities, mothering challenges, and literary and cultural images of Latina/Chicana mothers. As the essays in this book unfold, they reveal new images of motherhood and offer ways to transform Latina/Chicana mothering.

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