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Mothering Mennonite
May 2013


Mothering Mennonite

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May 2013
250 pages $34.95
978-1-927335-12-3

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Table of Contents

INTRODUCTION: Mothering Mennonite and Mennonite Mothering
- Kerry Fast and Rachel Epp Buller

I. PICTURING MOTHERS AND DAUGHTERS
Picturing My Mother: The Looking Glass Revisited - Magdalene Redekop

The Elusive Dancing Mother: Reflections on Hossack’s Mennonites Don’t Dance
- Edna Froese

“Eking out a Discursive Space”: Ideas for Life - Mary Ann Loewen

Milk - Kirsten Eve Beachy

II. MOTHERING ACROSS GENERATIONS
A Selection from An Inheritance of Words, Unspoken - Connie T. Braun

Mimicking Maternal Gestures: Women’s Memories, Narratives, and Intergenerational Identities - Susie Fisher Stoesz

Who’s Cooking the Borscht: A Perspective on Social Identity - Gladys Loewen, William Loewen, Sharon Loewen Shepherd, and DJ Pauls

“Home” schooling - Wendy A. Crocker

III. CHALLENGING MENNONITE MOTHERHOOD
“Single Sisters” and Occupations: Singlehood in a Conservative Mennonite Community
- Tomomi Naka

Creative (M)othering: An Invitation from a Childless Artist - Becca J.R. Lachman

(In)fertile Encounters: An Autoethnographic Account of Infertility Narratives  Experienced on a Journey Toward Mennonite Motherhood - Christine E. Crouse-Dick

IV. MOTHERING IN AND AROUND CULTURE(S)
“Tirelessly working to dispense her own wisdom”: A History of Mennonite Mothers and Scientific Motherhood - Tracey Leigh Dowdeswell

Evangelicalism’s Impact on the Role of Beachy Amish-Mennonite Mothers                      
- Cory Anderson

Mothering, More With Less - Melanie Springer Mock

“I always played restaurant”: Mennonite Childhood Play as Anticipation/Antithesis of Motherhood
- Doreen Helen Klassen

From Persecution to Hope: Mennonite Mothering in a Context of Violence
 - Jennifer Chappell Deckert

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