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Call For Papers
 

Mothering and Migration: (Trans)nationalisms, Globalization, and Displacement

Deadline: May 01, 2011

 

 

 

 

   

 

CALL FOR PAPERS

The editorial board is seeking submissions for Vol. 2.2 of the

Journal of the Motherhood Initiative for Research and Community Involvement (JMI)

   

to be published in fall/winter 2011.

 

Mothering and Migration: (Trans)nationalisms, Globalization, and Displacement

The journal will explore the topic of Mothering and Migration from a variety of perspectives and

disciplines. We welcome submissions from scholars, students, activists, government agencies and

workers, artists, mothers, and others who work or research in this area. Cross-cultural, historical and

comparative work is encouraged. We also welcome creative reflections such as poetry, short stories, and

artwork on the subject.

Topics can include (but are not limited to):

Representations/images of mothers and migration and (trans)national issues; globalization of motherhood;

empowering migrant mothers; reproduction and movement of mother workers; migrant and (trans)national

mothers and capitalism; migrant and (trans)national mothers and activism; public policy and migrant and

(trans)national mothers; legal responses to migrant and (trans)national mothers; transnational movement

and (anti-) racism in parenting; LBGT migrant and (trans)national mothers and social justice issues;

suffering and survival of migrant and (trans)national mothers; impact of globalization on mothering;

creating and maintaining family relationships; mothering and immigration policies; resistance of migrant

and (trans)national mothers against cultural oppression; migrant and (trans)national mothers and

politicians; transnationalism and adoption; migrant and (trans)national mother movements; race and (anti-)

racism within the migratory context; theories of mothers who migrate; globalization of reproductive

technologies and reproduction; the effects of migration on mothering; communal support for migrant and

(trans)national mothers; employment and migrant and (trans)national mothers; raising children and

migrant and (trans)national mothers; migrant and (trans)national mothers and the loss of identity; migrant

and (trans)national mothers who build communities and networks; climate change and migrant and

(trans)national mothers; mothering and cultural globalization; migrant and (trans)national mothers and

language; migrant and (trans)national mother activists; migrant and (trans)national mothers and loss;

displaced mothers; mothers on the margins; pregnant migrant and (trans)national mothers and heath care;

migrant and (trans)national mothers and economic inequality; migrant and (trans)national mothers and

homelessness; migrant and (trans)national mothers and education; transnational motherhood; violence

against migrant and (trans)national mothers; migrant and (trans)national mothers and mental health issues;

migrant and (trans)national mothers and disabilities; mothering and class issues; caregiving and

motherhood in global movements; transnational movements; online communities of migrant and

(trans)national mothers; ideologies in migrant and transnational communities

SUBMISSION GUIDELINES:

Articles should be 15-18 pages (3750 words) including references.

All should be in MLA style, WordPerfect or Word and IBM compatible.

Please see our style guide for complete details:

http://www.motherhoodinitiative.org/journalsubmission.html

SUBMISSIONS MUST BE RECEIVED BY

 

 

MAY 1, 2011

** TO SUBMIT WORK ONE MUST BE A MEMBER OF MIRCI

http://www.motherhoodinitiative.org/May2010MIRCIMembership.pdf

Please direct your submissions to:

Motherhood Initiative for Research and Community Involvement (MIRCI)

140 Holland St. West, PO Box 13022, Bradford, ON, L3Z 2Y5

http://www.motherhoodinitiative.org info@motherhoodinitiative.org

Erratic Impact is not responsibile for the content or accuracy of any CFP information.

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