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Bartlett, Lesley; Oliveira, Gabrielle; Ungemah, Lori – Anthropology & Education Quarterly, 2018
What is the relationship among migration, education, and socio-emotional well-being? This article draws on ethnographic research with Dominican youth to examine the impact of maternal migration on young immigrants and their educational aspirations. We detail how the youth come to conflate mother love, the sacrifices of migration, and educational…
Descriptors: Correlation, Well Being, Ethnography, Mothers
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Ballysingh, Tracy Arámbula – Journal of Hispanic Higher Education, 2021
This article builds upon Yosso's Community Cultural Wealth framework to propose a Latinidad model of Maternal Cultural Wealth (MCW). Drawing from the experiences of Latinos whose persistence motivations are rooted in their desire to honor mothers for their love, resilience, protection, and sacrifice, MCW proposes filial piety and custodial,…
Descriptors: High Achievement, Academic Achievement, Academic Aspiration, Hispanic American Students
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Miller, Jonas G.; Kahle, Sarah; Lopez, Monica; Hastings, Paul D. – Developmental Psychology, 2015
The links among mothers' compassionate love for their child, autonomic nervous system activity, and parenting behavior during less and more challenging mother-child interactions were examined. Mothers expressed and reported less negative affect when they exhibited autonomic patterns of increased parasympathetic dominance (high parasympathetic…
Descriptors: Mothers, Affective Behavior, Parent Child Relationship, Neurology
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Vandervoort, Frances S. – American Biology Teacher, 2013
Oscar Riddle, born in Indiana in 1877, was an ardent evolutionist and a key player in the founding of the National Association of Biology Teachers in 1938. He studied heredity and behavior in domestic pigeons and doves with Charles O. Whitman of the University of Chicago, received his Ph.D. in zoology in 1907, and in 1912 began a long career at…
Descriptors: Scientists, Evolution, Genetics, Animals
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Karaca, Aysel; Konuk Sener, Dilek – International Journal of Developmental Disabilities, 2021
Mothers of children with developmental disabilities suffer from tremendous stress and anxiety. These mothers may use religion and spirituality as coping mechanisms to help them adjust to changes emerging in their lives as well as to resolve problems. This study evaluated the spiritual needs of mothers of children with developmental disabilities…
Descriptors: Mothers, Coping, Developmental Disabilities, Children
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Yu, Jing; Cheah, Charissa S. L.; Hart, Craig H.; Sun, Shuyan; Olsen, Joseph A. – International Journal of Behavioral Development, 2015
Despite the theoretical conceptualization of parental psychological control as a multidimensional construct, the majority of previous studies have examined psychological control as a unidimensional scale. Moreover, the conceptualization of shaming and its associations with love withdrawal and guilt induction are unclear. The current study aimed to…
Descriptors: Chinese Americans, Mothers, Parent Child Relationship, Parenting Styles
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Klein, J. Theodore – Educational Theory, 1989
The teaching context is analogous to the context of maternal practice, reflecting the nature of the relationship between adult and child; and as such, the appropriate practice of mother love is seen as an ideal for teaching. (IAH)
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Love, Mothers, Parent Child Relationship
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Hutchison, Kirsten – Gender and Education, 2012
This paper develops a new analysis of homework by building on feminist scholarship which documents the invisible labour done by women in support of their children's education. While numerous studies have examined the relationship between homework and achievement, little attention has been paid to the largely gendered and potentially stressful…
Descriptors: Homework, Social Class, Mothers, Parent Participation
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Dugdale, Amber-Sophie; Thompson, Andrew R.; Leedham, Alexandra; Beail, Nigel; Freeth, Megan – Autism: The International Journal of Research and Practice, 2021
Knowledge of how parenthood is experienced by autistic women is currently poor. Nine autistic mothers to children aged 5-15 years completed semi-structured interviews, analysed using Interpretative Phenomenological Analysis. All mothers considered at least one of their children to also be autistic. Four superordinate themes emerged: 1.…
Descriptors: Autism, Pervasive Developmental Disorders, Mothers, Child Rearing
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Asl, Moussa Pourya – Advances in Language and Literary Studies, 2014
The study attempts to indicate how the manifest content of a text is in essence the projection of the obsessional thoughts of the neurotic author. The research approach adopted in this study is what is referred to as psychobiography or the Freudian psychoanalytic criticism. Freud's ideas have been employed due to the increasing shift to him in the…
Descriptors: English Literature, Nineteenth Century Literature, Mothers, Novels
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Ng, Florrie Fei-Yin; Pomerantz, Eva M.; Lam, Shui-fong – International Journal of Behavioral Development, 2013
Chinese and American mothers' beliefs about children's learning and parents' role in it were examined using notions salient in Chinese culture. Mothers from Hong Kong ("n" = 66) and the United States ("n" = 69) indicated their endorsement of the ideas that children's learning reflects children's morality, and parents' support…
Descriptors: Mother Attitudes, Asian Culture, Foreign Countries, Parent Role
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Page, Jools – Journal of Early Childhood Research, 2011
This article reports an aspect of a life historical study which investigated the part that "love" played in mothers' decision-making about returning to work and placing their babies in day care. The article begins with a brief discussion of the context, including 21st-century policies in England to encourage mothers to return to the…
Descriptors: Mothers, Foreign Countries, Child Care, Caregivers
Delancey, Dayle B. – Sage: A Scholarly Journal on Black Women, 1990
Explores the view of motherhood and the concept of mother love as a killer in Toni Morrison's novels "Sula" (1973) and "Beloved" (1987). The triple nature of mother love as destructive materially, emotionally, and literally is examined in the context of African-American women's struggles. (SLD)
Descriptors: Black Family, Books, Child Rearing, Children
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Pillay, Venitha – Gender and Education, 2009
In this paper I argue that the "balancing two lives" approach to motherhood and work has particular limitations for academic mothers. I interrogate the perceived oppositionalities in being mother, traditionally associated with nurturing, love and emotion, and being academic, traditionally associated with reason and logic. My purpose is to show…
Descriptors: Mothers, Gender Issues, Gender Differences, Philosophy
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Roberts, Peter – Educational Philosophy and Theory, 2013
This article provides a Taoist reading of Camus' posthumously published novel, "The first man". With its focus on the early life of the central character, Jacques Cormery, "The first man" is a semi-autobiographical account of learning and transformation, but it is, like so many other stories of its kind, one sustained by…
Descriptors: Educational Change, Educational Philosophy, Religion, Novels
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