Academic motherhood in a post-second wave context : challenges, strategies, and possibilities

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  • Creator edited by Lynn O'Brien Hallstein and Andrea O'Reilly
  • Format Books
  • Contributors
  • Publication
    • Bradford, Ont. : Demeter Press, ©2012
  • Physical Details
    • xii, 467 pages ; 23 cm
  • ISBNs 1926452828, 9780986667190, 9781926452821, 0986667196
  • OCLC ocn784293133


  • Includes bibliographical references.


  • Academic motherhood in a post-second wave context : framing the conversation / D. Lynn O'Brien Hallstein and Andrea O'Reilly -- Spies like us : the lives of double agents evolving identities and strategies of mothers in academe / Bethany Crandell Goodier -- "We shoot our wounded" : pregnancy, mothering, and PPD on the tenure track / Kerri S. Kearney and Lucy E. Bailey -- "You can slip one in between your thesis and comps" : unanticipated consequences of having a baby in graduate school / Serena Patterson -- Balancing work and family in higher education : best practices and barriers / Heather Wyatt-Nichol, Margarita M. Cardona and Karen Skivers Drake -- Solving the N puzzle : memoir of a mother-scholar / Carolyn Barber -- "Which June?" What baby? The continued invisibility of maternity in academia / Laura J. Beard -- Academic mothers climb the ladder of promotion and tenure : one rung at a time / Michele L. Vancour -- Contract-faculty mothers : on track to nowhere / Linda Ennis -- I should have married another man : I couldn't do what I do without him : intimate heterosexual partnerships and their impact on mothers' success in academe / Andrea O'Reilly -- From motherhood, through widowhood : the path to receiving the academic hood / Yvonne Redmond-Brown Banks -- Non-tenure-track academic work : the "mommy track" or a strategy for resistance? / Jill M. Wood -- Demeter on strike : fierce motherhood on the picket line and the playground / Laurie J.C. Cella -- Re-writing the script / Jennifer Hauver James -- Being a mother academic : or, I didn't get a Ph. D. to become a mom / Joanne C. Minaker -- Integrating the personal and the professional : reflections of a full-time academic mama in the early childhood years / Rachel Epp Buller -- Halving it both ways : co-parenting in an academic couple / Karen Christopher and Avery Kolers -- Great expectations for moms in academia : work/life integration and addressing cognitive dissonance / Marta McClintock-Comeaux -- Autonomy in a chilly climate : authority, self-confidence, and resistance / Sylvia Burrow -- Being and thinking between second and third wave feminisms : theorizing a strategic alliance frame to understand academic motherhood / D. Lynn O'Brien Hallstein -- The cost of an education : exploring the extended reach of academe in family life / Amber E. Kinser -- Basketball, skating, and scholarship : or, how to do research from the bench, the rink, and the car / Elizabeth Podnieks -- Academic mother crossing linguistic and cultural borders / Masako Kato -- Mothers in law : re-thinking equality to do justice to children in academia / Isabelle Martin and Julie Paquin -- Liberalism's leaky legacy : theory and the narratives of graduate student mothers / Jamie Huff, Sarah Coté Hampson, and Corinne M. Tagliarina
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