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Grandmothers & Grandmothering: Creative and Critical Contemplations in Honour of our Women Elders
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Grandmothers & Grandmothering: Creative and Critical Contemplations in Honour of our Women Elders (Paperback)

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Today, more and more grandmothers around the world are taking on varied responsibilities and many roles, sometimes concurrently. Consequently, grandmothers continue to play, as in the past, an influential role not only in the lives of their grandchildren, but also in our communities and in society more broadly. Grandmothers and Grandmothering: Creative and Critical Contemplations in Honour of our Women Elders, as the title suggests, seeks to pay homage to our grandmothers and their contributions to society. As well, it aims to explore the textured and complex phenomena of grandmothering from a range of disciplines and cultural perspectives. Our hope is that this collection challenges preconceived notions of what it means to be a grandmother and provides insight into the multifaceted nature of grandmothering.

Health & WellbeingHealth & PsychologyFamily & relationshipsIntergenerational relationshipsPhilosophy, Psychology & Social SciencesSociology Publisher: Demeter Press Publication Date: 15/12/2021 ISBN-13: 9781772583540  Details: Type: Paperback Format: Books
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Kathy Mantas, associate professor of education at Nipissing University, is interested in: arts education; artful inquiry; creativity in teaching-learning; ongoing teacher and adult learning; holistic and wellness education; and motherhood and mothering studies. She is the editor of On Mothering Multiples: Complexities and Possibilities (2016) and co-editor of Middle Grounds: Essays on Midlife Mothering (2018).

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