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South Asian Mothering
March 2013

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South Asian Mothering

South Asian Mothering

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South Asian Mothering Review

March 2013
192 pages $34.95

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Table of Contents

Reshaping, Reclaiming, Resisiting

From Parayi to Apni: Mother’s Love as Resistance - Rachana Johri

Lesssons of Izzat - Mandeep Kaur Mucina

An exploration of Sikh mothers’ roles in their children’s identity formation in the Sikh Diaspora
- Tarnjit Kaur

The Fires of Transformation - Jasjit K. Sangha

South Asian Activist Speak Out About Politics, Sexuality, Health and Mothering                       
- Tahira Gonsalves and Jasjit K. Sangha

Mental Health, Well-Being and Access to Services

New Mothers in a New Land: The first time mothering experiences of Sri Lankan Tamils
- Soumia Meiyappan and Lynne Lohfield

South Asian Mothers with Special Needs Children - Satwinder Kaur Bains

Mothers and Warriors - Sadia Zaman

Mothering the South Asian Mother: Stories from Midwifery - Manavi Handa

Empowering Punjabi Mothers Through Integrated Holistic Counselling - Baldev Mutta

Complicating Women’s Work

The “Sweat and Blood” of Womb Mothers: Commercial Surrogates Redefining Motherhood in India - Amrita Pande

Perspectives on work and family lives: Exploring the lived experiences of South Asian immigrant mothers working from home in Toronto - Srabani Maitra

Iconic Mothering, Outlaw Mothering

Selfless to Selfish: Trajectory of the “Mother” from Bollywood’s Mother India to Pyar Mein Twist - Amber Fatima Riaz.

Barburao Bagul’s Mother: A Case of “Outlaw” Dalit Mothering - Mantra Roy



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