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Mothering and Literacies
May 2013


Mothering and Literacies

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May 2013
304 pages $34.99
978-1-927335-14-7

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Table of Contents

Introduction - Linda Shuford Evans and Amanda B. Richey

PART 1: LITERACIES OF PREGNANCY, BIRTHING, AND ADOPTION
High-Risk Pregnancy - Miriamne Krummel

Loving Mothers: International Guatemalan Adoption and Digital Literacies - Laura Newhart

‘We Can Get Old or We Can Get Dead’: Celebrating 15 years of the Midwifery Coalition of Nova Scotia’s Newsletter - Erin Hemmens

PART 2: LITERACIES AND SCHOOLING
Advising for Inequity: Literacy Advice to Mothers - Suzanne Smythe

Reclaiming Literacy: A Kindergartner Teaches her Mom to Read - Jill Bryant

’You are your Child’s First Teacher’: The Construction of Maternal Subjectivity in Family Literacy Programs - Stacey Crooks

PART 3: MOTHERING AND LITERACIES IN CROSS-CULTURAL CONTEXTS
’My Girls are Going to Make it in the Future’: Intertwined Discourses of Mothering, Literacy, and Desire - Blaire Toso

From Traditional to Transmedia Storytelling: Constructing and Deconstructing Motherhood Across Cultural Contexts - Elizabeth Trejos-Castillo

Rethinking Literacy Research/Training with Marginalized Mujeres - Cinthya Saavedra

Literacy and Motherhood Abroad: The Case of Japanese Overseas Mothers - Masako Kato

PART 4: PUBLIC DISCOURSES AND LITERACIES OF MOTHERHOOD
Hidebound Prohibitions and Electronic Literacies: Separate Spheres Ideology and the Surveillance of Mommy Blogs - Beth Howells

King Solomon’s Semiotic Chains/Inner Division and the Literacy of Motherhood - Teresa Winterhalter

‘What’s a Mom to Do?’: Negotiating Public Health Literacies Through the Traffic Between Motherhood and Mothering in School-Based HPV Vaccination Programming - Michelle Wyndham-West

Mothers-For-Natural-Hair: The Afro-Cyberella’s Social Media Guide to Afrocentric Hair - Lauren Cross

PART FIVE: MOTHERING AND VISUAL LITERACIES
Social Representations of Motherhood Through the Practice of Art Journaling - Jessica Gullion and Ariel Cooksey

Visual Literacies of Mothering - Rachel Epp Buller

 

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