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This thesis will engage with a multitude of critical theories, sociological studies, and political legislation in an attempt to demonstrate the role female-centered literature is playing in the cultural revision of the Irish nation at the turn of the twenty-first century. In an effort to...
Autonomous Mothers and Social Policy: How the CCTB, UCCB, and Alberta Child Care Subsidies Govern Women's Autonomy in MotherhoodDownload
Liberalism’s conceit is the separation of the private from the public sphere, a conceit that, in turn, supports a common sense in which families are understood to be private entities that exist outside the purview of the state. And yet, Canadian income support programs clearly demonstrate the...
Experiences of Motherhood That Contribute to the Recovery Processes of Adult Survivors of Child Sexual AbuseDownload
The experiences of motherhood and recovery among six female survivors of child sexual abuse were explored with the purpose of furthering our understanding of how motherhood can promote and contribute to sexual assault recovery processes. It has been well-established that child sexual abuse can...
We examined first-time fathers’ and mothers’ perspectives about their ideal world of support in the context of dominant social ideology, ethno-cultural ideals, and the pragmatics of their everyday family, workplace, and socioeconomic circumstances during their first 18 months as parents. Twelve...
This thesis analyses discrimination against pregnant women and new mothers in Canadian workplaces, and examines how the current legal framework is insufficient to combat harmful stereotypes surrounding motherhood that result in subtle forms of pregnancy discrimination. It argues that the parental...
Introduction: The Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary defines domesticity as "the quality or state of being domestic or domesticated" with two of the definitions of domestic being "of or relating to the household or the family" and "devoted to home duties and pleasures." In the popular imagination...