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Volume 1. Issue 1 (November 2021)

Introducing Issue 1 (a short video-clip, no audio)
Audio Introduction to Issue 1

The Digest

A series of Plain English Summaries of the articles in Issue 1, suitable for a busy reader and designed to give an insight into the content of the main journal. The first link takes the reader to our About Us page, where the Editorial is summarised. The next series of links are to summaries of each article. Finally, there is a link to the book reviewed (publisher website) and headline points from the full review are presented.

About Us

Book Cover of Constructing the (M)other: Narratives of Disability, Motherhood and the Politics of Normal by Priya Lalvani (Ed)

Book Review

Constructing the (M)other: Narratives of Disability, Motherhood and the Politics of Normal | Edited by Priya Lalvani, published by Peter Lang.

Reviewer: Katherine Runswick-Cole

Plain English Summary

“A timely and much needed book. A collection of personal stories about motherhood, mothering and mothers, which shed a light on lived experience. The accounts are linked by themes of seeking acceptance and inclusivity; of guilt and of shame; stigma and exclusion; silencing and blame; choice and decision-making; uncertainty and fear; joy and celebration; collective action and campaigns; and of love.”


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