Mother Troubles: Rethinking Contemporary Maternal Dilemmas

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Julia E. Hanigsberg, Sara Ruddick
Beacon Press, 1999 - Family & Relationships - 363 pages
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"A marvelous collection . . . unified by its determination to speak on behalf of mothers assailed by government policies, social institutions and a culture of mother blaming. . . . These essays open the way for more direct, compassionate, respectful and constructive responses to the dilemmas facing families and mothers." -Alison M. Jaggar, author of Feminist Politics and Human Nature

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Contents

Eva Feder Kittay Not My Way Sesha Your Way Slowly
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Dorothy E Roberts Mothers Who Fail to Protect Their Children
31
Martha Minow Child Endangerment Parental Sacrifice
50
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About the author (1999)

Hanigsberg is a lawyer and feminist legal scholar; she has published widely in such journals as Michigan Journal of Gender & Law, Journal of Legal Education, and the McGill Law Journal.

Ruddick teaches philosophy and feminist theory at the New School for Social Research in New York City.

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