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Maternal Thinking

Sara Ruddick

Maternal Thinking

Toward a Politics of Peace

by Sara Ruddick

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Published by Ballantine Books .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Sociology - General,
  • Social Science / Sociology / General,
  • Sociology

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9402477M
    ISBN 100345366115
    ISBN 109780345366115

    3. Maternal thinking and peace politics. --Maternal thinking as a feminist standpoint --Mothers and men's wars --Maternal nonviolence: a truth in the making --Histories of human flesh --Notes toward a feminist maternal peace politics. Responsibility: Sara Ruddick. Get this from a library! Maternal thinking: philosophy, politics, practice. [Andrea O'Reilly;] -- "The year marks twenty years since the publication of Sara Ruddick's monumental text Maternal Thinking: Toward a Politics of Peace, a book that is regarded, along with Adrienne Rich's Of Woman.

      Sara Ruddick, whose book, “Maternal Thinking: Toward a Politics of Peace,” laid the groundwork for a feminist approach to understanding and analyzing the . Constructing Maternal Thinking JEAN P. RUMSEY Sara Ruddick's Maternal Thinking represents a great contribution to moral philosophy-in particular, by bringing women's "private" virtues into the public sphere. However, there remain problems in the analysis which need to be addressed.

    In her early paper ‘Maternal Thinking’ () and her seminal work Maternal Thinking: Towards a Politics of Peace (), Ruddick was concerned to provide an alternative intepretative frame to reproductive labour by dwelling on the intellectual capacities a mother develops, ‘the judgments she makes, the metaphysical attitudes she assumes, the values she affirms’. Culture, Scarcity, and Maternal Thinking: Maternal Detachment and Infant Survival in a Brazilian Shantytown. Nancy Scheper‐Hughes - - Ethos: Journal of the Society for Psychological Anthropology 13 (4)Categories: Feminism: Mothering in Philosophy .


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Maternal Thinking by Sara Ruddick Download PDF EPUB FB2

It addresses the underrated work of "mothering" (which in the book is called "maternal work" that the book argues can be done by anyone, not just "mothers", -- this work can be done by anyone who is committed to doing what the work entails, and the author welcomes others into this work) as the most challenging kind of thinking and practice, and as a form of philosophical by: A really good book about mothering, mothers, maternal thinking, and peace.

Ruddick describes mothering as a practice that is open to men and women and does not have a necessary link to giving birth. Her discussion of maternal thinking could be a bit clearer -- what exactly is maternal thinking?/5. The year marks twenty years since the publication of Sara Ruddick’s monumental text Maternal Thinking: Toward a Politics of Peace, a book that is regarded, along with Adrienne Rich’s Of Woman Born, as the most significant work in maternal scholarship and the new field of Motherhood : $ The book manages the difficult accomplishment of taking the point of view of the maternal worker and her subjectivity, and including children in the most compassionate ways because the maternal work, which is analyzed in the book, is arrived at by deep thought and research about what children need and about maternal love/5(4).

Maternal thinking: Towards a politics of peace Paperback – January 1, by Sara Ruddick (Author) › Visit Amazon's Sara Ruddick Page. Find all the books, read about the author, and more. See search results for this author. Are you an author. Learn about Author Central Cited by: Maternal Thinking: Toward a Politics of Peace.

Philosopher, mother, and feminist Sara Ruddick examines the discipline of mothering, showing for the first time how the day-to-day work of raising children gives rise to distinctive ways of s: 1.

Philosophy, Politics, Practice. Author: Andrea O'Reilly; Publisher: N.A ISBN: Category: Motherhood Page: View: DOWNLOAD NOW» "The aim of this volume, published to commemorate and celebrate the twentieth anniversary of the publication of Sara Ruddick's Maternal thinking, explores the impact and influence this book has had on maternal scholarship over the last.

Maternal Thinking Pa Txt,Toward a Politics of Peace,Maternal Thinking,Paperback, Text,Women's Studies,Ruddick, Sara. Love's Body as understood by maternal thinking. Then, like Khanna, I take the autobiographical story of parenting labor, its frustrations and its contra dictions, as the source of a politics.

But I see it as a story within the practice, which is illuminated by the maternal thinking it is what I try to do. Maternal Thinking was the name I gave to one way women were thinking differently and also the name I gave to an explanation of this different thinking that accorded limited importance to “the body”—Mater- a conversation about maternal thinkingFile Size: KB.

“I was transformed by Sara Ruddick’s Maternal Thinking when it was first published. Now we have a stunning collection of essays by writers, social scientists, philosophers and activists illustrating how profound an effect the very idea of ‘maternal thinking,’ in all its implications, has had on them.

Overview A New York Times Notable Book of the Year Philosopher, mother, and feminist Sara Ruddick examines the discipline of mothering, showing for the first time how the day-to-day work of raising children gives rise to distinctive ways of : Beacon Press.

A Critique of Sarah Ruddick’s Maternal Thinking; Towards a Politics of Peace In Maternal Thinking, Towards a Politics of Peace (), Sarah Ruddick uses her considerable experience and skill as a philosopher to explicate an analysis of mothering as aFile Size: 26KB.

Sara Ruddick is the author of Maternal Thinking ( avg rating, 72 ratings, 11 reviews, published ), Working It Out ( avg rating, 20 ratings, 1 /5. As defined here, ``maternal thinking'' breeds respect for individual differences, as well as a commitment to resolve disputes without fisticuffs.

Ruddick notes, however, that ``mothers are often. This article takes as its starting point Sara Ruddick’s discussion of “vulnerability” in her groundbreaking book Maternal Thinking: Toward a Politics of Peace. The book manages the difficult accomplishment of taking the point of view of the maternal worker and her subjectivity, and including children in the most compassionate ways because the maternal work, which is analyzed in the book, is arrived at by deep thought and research about /5(4).

The concept of maternal thinking was put forward in philosopher Sara Ruddick's book Maternal Thinking: Toward a Politics of k argues that the practice of mothering engenders a certain style of thought—maternal thinking. A New York Times Notable Book of the Year Philosopher, mother, and feminist Sara Ruddick examines the discipline of mothering, showing for the first time how the day-to.

The most popular uniting theme in feminist peace literature grounds women's peace work in mothering. I argue if maternal arguments do not address the variety of relationships different races and classes of mothers have to institutional violence and/or the military, then the resulting peace politics can only draw incomplete conclusions about the relationships between maternal work/thinking and Buy the book: $ used (88% off) $ new.

A Conversation on Maternal Thinking; Andrea O’Reilly and Sara Ruddick.Conditions, no. Winter, pp. 30–36, is an excellent example of what I call “maternal thinking transformed by feminist consciousness.” My “assimilation” of Olsen’s and Lorde’s work in no way denies the differences which separate us nor the biases that those differences may introduce into my account.

The turn of focus in ''Maternal Thinking'' is illuminating, for it reminds us that mothering is a conscious activity that calls for choices, daily decisions and a continuing, alert reflectiveness.