Title

Abortion: Mothering, un-mothering and the liminal space in between

Document Type

Journal Article

Publication Title

Abortion and mothering: Research, stories, and artistic expressions

Publisher

Demeter Press

School

School of Arts and Humanities

RAS ID

40624

Comments

Brooker, M. R. (2021). Abortion: Mothering, un-mothering and the liminal space in between. In H. Jackson & J. Shaw (Eds.), Abortion and mothering: Research, stories, and artistic expressions. Demeter Press. https://demeterpress.org/books/abortion-and-mothering-research-stories-and-artistic-expressions/

Abstract

Abortion and Mothering: Research, Stories, and Artistic Expressions of a Common Intersection is a collection of academic research, personal narratives, and art that comments on different perspectives on abortion and mothering. Scholarly research is balanced with voices and experiences from outside of academia, through the inclusion of personal narratives, poetry, and art. The collection is rooted in the idea that there are not ‘women who have abortions’ and ‘women who have babies’, but that they are the same women at different points in their lives. By considering the intersection of abortion and mothering, and the liminal spaces in between, the reader is challenged to explore some of the culturally and socially constructed complexities that surround the decisions that people make about to their reproductive lives.

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Research Themes

Society and Culture

Priority Areas

Individual, economic, organisational, political and social transformation

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