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Motherhood in black and white

race and sex in American liberalism, 1930-1965 / Ruth Feldstein.

by Ruth Feldstein

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  • 36 Currently reading

Published by Cornell University Press in Ithaca .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Motherhood -- United States -- History -- 20th century,
  • Mothers -- United States -- History -- 20th century,
  • Women -- United States -- History -- 20th century,
  • Liberalism -- United States -- History -- 20th century,
  • Racism -- United States -- History -- 20th century

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 217-233) and index.

    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHQ759 .F43 2000
    The Physical Object
    Paginationix, 241 p. :
    Number of Pages241
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18293346M
    ISBN 100801434149, 0801484383
    LC Control Number00022679

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It almost seems like it lays the foundation for the "mommy wars" that are still seen to this day. It is engaging without being repetitive- a hard feat for many history writers.

Wonderful book/5. Motherhood So White is a memoir written from the perspective of a single black woman who adopts children. While this might seem very specific, the information in the book is useful for all mothers. The author wrote the book because there were far too few books written for this audience.

Honestly, motherhood is soooooooo white/5. Motherhood in Black and Whitehas argued that ideas about motherhood helped to reconfigure liberalism from the s into the s. The relationship between motherhood and liberalism was based upon a widespread assumption within a psychologically oriented liberal discourse that mothers could help to shape or deform masculinity.

In her memoir, Motherhood So White, Nefertiti Austin provides valuable firsthand insight into what it means to be a black single mother and to reject the constraints of societal expectations.

When Austin decided to adopt her son, August, a black boy placed in the California foster care system, she was met with criticism and disbelief, especially from her own family.

Stigmatization of Black Motherhood. The article stated how no parenting book or good Black women are aware that a border lays in between her Author: Gabriela Landeros.

Motherhood So White is a best book club book for discussion that confronts stereotypes of single, Black motherhood and the reality of raising children of color in America.

Celebrating 25 Years. Recommending new books each month to spark lively conversation. Motherhood in Black and White analyzes the widespread assumption within liberalism that social problems—ranging from unemployment to racial prejudice—could be traced to bad mothering. This relationship between liberalism and motherhood took shape in the s, expanded in the s and s, and culminated in the by:   "Motherhood in Black and White is the best, most interesting, most provocative, and most original study of race and gender, culture and public policy in the middle decades of the twentieth century that I have seen.

It is an extremely exciting book." (Rickie Solinger, author of Wake Up Little Susie: Single Pregnancy and Race Before Roe v. Wade)Cited by:   For many people, the concept of motherhood, and by extension of a family, is associated with whiteness.

We spoke with Nefertiti Austin about her memoir, Motherhood So White: A Memoir of Race, Gender, and Parenting in America, the reality of Black women looking to publicly adopt and how she settled into her identity as a Black mother without.

The information about Motherhood So White shown above was first featured in "The BookBrowse Review" - BookBrowse's online-magazine that keeps our members abreast of notable and high-profile books publishing in the coming weeks.

In most cases, the reviews are necessarily limited to those that were available to us ahead of publication. If you are the publisher or author of this book and feel. In this unflinching account of her parenting journey, Nefertiti examines the history of adoption in the African American community, faces off against stereotypes of single, Black motherhood, and confronts the reality of raising children of color in racially charged, modern-day America.

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In recent years, social historians have replaced the standard image of the s as a period of conservatism with one that emphasizes resistance, expressed in.

About the Book. Mothering While Black examines the complex lives of the African American middle class—in particular, black mothers and the strategies they use to raise their children to maintain class status while simultaneously defining and protecting their children’s “authentically black” identities.

Sociologist Dawn Marie Dow shows how the frameworks typically used to research. Meena Harris On Motivation, Motherhood, And Her Book, 'Kamala And Maya's Big Idea' Harris is all about change. By Brooklyn White April 3, April 3, Author: Brooklyn White. All pictures have a back story. All stories have additional details.

No picture conveys the whole story, neither can a piece of writing. This site contains pictures, blogs and access to a book which tries to help examine motherhood, adoption, race, prejudice and gratitude. I’m a 26 year old mama to 4 little humans. I’ve been married to my high school sweetheart for 6+ years.

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This relationship between liberalism and motherhood took shape in the s, expanded in the s and s, and culminated in the s.previously unknown black mother and a glamorous actress, and scholars and intellectuals like T.

W. Adorno and Daniel Patrick Moynihan may ap­ pear to have little in common. However, a preoccupation with motherhood linked these and other diverse figures .