Beispielbild für diese ISBN
Titel: Encyclopedia of Motherhood
Verlag: SAGE Publications, Inc
Zustand: very good
Gently used. Expect delivery in 20 days. Buchnummer des Verkäufers 9781412968461-3
To request a free 30-day online trial to this product, visit www.sagepub.com/freetrial
In the last decade the topic of motherhood has emerged as a distinct and established field of scholarly inquiry. A cursory review of motherhood research reveals that hundreds of scholarly articles have been published on almost every motherhood theme imaginable.
The first ever on the topic, this Encyclopedia of Motherhood helps to both demarcate motherhood as a scholarly field and an academic discipline and to direct its future development. With more than 700 entries, these three volumes provide information on the central terms, concepts, topics, issues, themes, debates, theories, and texts of this new discipline. Further, the encyclopedia examines the topic of motherhood in various contexts such as history and geography and by academic discipline.
In human society, few institutions are as important as motherhood, and this unique encyclopedia captures the interdisciplinary foundation of the subject in one convenient reference. The scope of the Encyclopedia of Motherhood is focused on providing a comprehensive resource to understanding the complexities of motherhood for academic and public libraries, written by scholars and institutional experts in the social and behavioral sciences.
Über den Autor: Andrea O'Reilly, PhD, is Associate Professor in the School of Women's Studies at York University. She is author, editor, or co-editor of more than a dozen books on motherhood, including Redefining Motherhood: Changing Identities & Patterns (1998), From Motherhood to Mothering (2004), Mother Matters: Mothering as Discourse & Practice (2004), Motherhood: Power & Oppression (2005), and Feminist Mothering (forthcoming, 2008). Over the last nine years she has received thirteen Social Science Humanities Research Council of Canada grants including ten SSHRCC conference grants, one 3-year SSHRCC journal grant, and two 3-year SSHRCC standard grants. Her research projects include a 3-year SSHRCC funded research project on ?Being a Mother in the Academe? and a York Knowledge Mobilization research project on Young Motherhood. O'Reilly is founder and director of The Association for Research on Mothering (ARM). Founded in 1998, ARM is the first feminist research association on the topic of mothering-motherhood and has more than 500 members worldwide. As well, Dr. O?Reilly is founder and editor-in-chief of the Journal of the Association for Research on Mothering, the first, and still only, scholarly journal on motherhood. Both ARM and its journal are recognized worldwide as the leading research center/journal on Motherhood. In 2005 she launched Demeter Press, the first feminist press on motherhood, which has published four books and has another ten planned or in production. In 1991 she designed Canada?s first university course on Motherhood. Lastly, she is founder and director of ?Mother Outlaws,? a feminist mother group, which is now established in cities around the world. Dr. O?Reilly has presented her research at more than 50 conferences in over a dozen countries and was a keynote speaker at the National Women?s Studies Conference in 2006; likewise, she has given numerous talks at universities across North America and Europe. O?Reilly?s achievements have attracted significant media attention; she has been interviewed widely on the topic of motherhood including appearances on ?The Agenda,? ?More to Life,? ?Planet Parent,? ?Canadian Living Television,? ?The Star,? ?The National Post,? ?The Globe and Mail,? and ?CBC Radio.? In 1998 she was the recipient of the University-wide "Teacher of the Year" award at York University, and in 2007 she was granted Atkinson?s prestigious ?Outstanding Research Award.? Andrea and her common-law spouse of twenty-five years are the parents of a twenty-three year old son and two daughters, ages eighteen and twenty.
Dieser Anbieter akzeptiert die folgenden Zahlungsarten:
AbeBooks Verkäufer seit: 13. Juni 2014
We guarantee the condition of every book as it is described on the Abebooks web sites. If
you are dissatisfied with your purchase (Incorrect Book/Not as Described/Damaged) or if the
order has not arrived, you are eligible for a refund within 30 days of the estimated delivery
date. If you have changed your mind about a book that you have ordered, please use the Ask
bookseller a question link to contact us and we will respond within 2 business days.
Shipping costs are based on books weighing 2.2 LB, or 1 KG. If your book order is heavy or oversized, we may contact you to let you know extra shipping is required.
Anbieterinformationen: Nearfine Books is a bookseller specialised in hard-to-find and out-of-print titles. We are based in London and New York.