Embodying Motherhood: Perspectives from Contemporary India by Anu Aneja,Shubhangi Vaidya

By Anu Aneja,Shubhangi Vaidya

Embodying Motherhood examines motherhood discourse in city India, within the context of winning motherhood ideologies from a feminist point of view. The authors’ specific situation as moms and feminist students inside an city Indian atmosphere and their various disciplinary backgrounds in social sciences and literary and cultural reports informs the interdisciplinary and intersectional framework of the book.

The publication engages with patriarchal motherhood ideologies and brings to the fore narratives of oppression and resistance. overlaying a various panorama starting from old fable and faith, psychoanalysis, care paintings, literature and cinema, the publication explores the socio-economic and cultural frameworks in which girls are developed as ‘able’ or ‘disabled’ moms. The inspiration of ‘deficit’ runs like a thread in the course of the chapters, bringing to the fore the quest for substitute and affirmative maternal subjectivities. The publication contributes to an ongoing contemplation of the adventure of latest motherhoods and seeks to interact with and rework motherhood discourse in India. it will likely be priceless examining for college students and students of gender reviews, psychoanalysis, literary and tradition experiences, and sociology, in addition to all people who search to discover other ways of being mothers. 

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