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ERIC Number: EJ1261392
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2020
Pages: 18
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: EISSN-1913-5688
Performing, Passing, and Covering Motherhood in Academic Spaces: A Heartful Autoethnography
CohenMiller, Anna S.
LEARNing Landscapes, v13 n1 p97-114 Spr 2020
This study applies heartful autoethnography to demonstrate the performance of being a mother in academia. As such, the article addresses: (1) motherhood versus mothering; (2) the concepts of presentation of self, passing, and covering; (3) systematic bias mothers face in academic spaces; and (4) the ultimate costs of covering motherhood in academia.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Kazakhstan