How does feminism relate to motherhood, how has it changed over time, and what does the future of motherhood and feminism look like? These are just some of the questions Amber E. Kinser, PhD, tackles in Motherhood and Feminism.
The latest in the Seal Studies series, Motherhood and Feminism is an important title, examining the role of feminism within motherhood. The topic has garnered a lot of attention lately, as society shifts to adapt to new definitions of these roles. Kinser has made a career of speaking, teaching, and writing about motherhood and feminism—weaving her own experience as a mother together with the knowledge and critique she has garnered through her studies. She offers insight on the core questions of motherhood: what it means to be a good mother, the role of mothers in the family and in society, and how motherhood has been redefined throughout time. Kinser examines how the changing world of motherhood fits into feminist activism, and speculates on the future directions of these identities.