Maternal Thinking: Toward a Politics of Peace

Maternal Thinking: Toward a Politics of Peace

by Sara Ruddick
     
 

ISBN-10: 0807014087

ISBN-13: 9780807014080

Pub. Date: 04/28/1989

Publisher: Beacon

Philosopher, mother, and feminist Sara Ruddick examines the discipline of mothering, showing for the first time how day-to-day work of raising children gives rise to distinctive ways of thinking.  See more details below

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Philosopher, mother, and feminist Sara Ruddick examines the discipline of mothering, showing for the first time how day-to-day work of raising children gives rise to distinctive ways of thinking.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780807014080
Publisher:
Beacon
Publication date:
04/28/1989
Pages:
304

Table of Contents

Preface: Maternal Thinking Revisited
Acknowledgments
A Note on Usage
Pt. IThinking About Mothers Thinking
Love's Reason3
1Maternal Thinking13
2Talking About "Mothers"28
Pt. IIProtection, Nurturance, and Training
Making It Up61
3Preservative Love65
4Fostering Growth82
5Training: A Work of Conscience?103
Pt. IIIMaternal Thinking and Peace Politics
Maternal Thinking as a Feminist Standpoint127
6Mothers and Men's Wars141
7Maternal Nonviolence: A Truth in the Making160
8Histories of Human Flesh185
9Notes Toward a Feminist Maternal Peace Politics219
Notes253
Index281

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