By Susan B. Boyd,Dorothy E. Chunn,Fiona Kelly,Wanda Wiegers
Since the top of the second one global struggle, expanding numbers of ladies have made up our minds to turn into moms with no proceeding the organic father or a companion to take part in parenting. Many conceive through donor insemination or undertake; others develop into pregnant after a quick sexual dating and judge to dad or mum alone.
Using a feminist socio-legal framework, Autonomous Motherhood? probes basic assumptions in the legislation concerning the nature of kinfolk and parenting. Drawing on more than a few empirical proof, together with legislative background, case stories, and interviews with unmarried moms, the authors finish that whereas ladies may perhaps now have the industrial and social freedom to guardian on my own, they have to nonetheless negotiate a socio-legal framework that implies their selection is going opposed to the pursuits of society, fatherhood, and children.
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Autonomous Motherhood?: A Socio-Legal Study of Choice and Constraint by Susan B. Boyd,Dorothy E. Chunn,Fiona Kelly,Wanda Wiegers