Motherhood and Space

Configurations of the Maternal through Politics, Home, and the Body

  • Editors
  • Sarah Hardy
  • Caroline Wiedmer

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xiv
  2. Introduction: Spaces of Motherhood

    1. Sarah Hardy, Caroline Wiedmer
      Pages 1-11
  3. Motherhood and Spaces of Civic Culture

  4. Motherhood and Spaces of Home

  5. Motherhood and Spaces of Embodiment

  6. Back Matter
    Pages 323-335

About this book


This is a collection of essays on the spatial dimensions of motherhood. Engaging both theoretical and empirical perspectives, contributors describe the intersection of space and gender across a variety of contexts with both familiar and unexpected territories explored.


birth death Embodiment family feminism gender hospital law pain politics

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