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Unsex Mothering Responses: Elizabeth M. Schneider

  The Conundrums of Unsexing Parenting A Response to Darren Rosenblum’s Unsex Mothering: Toward a Culture of New Parenting Elizabeth M. Schneider[1] Darren Rosenblum’s interesting and provocative article, Unsexing Mothering: Toward A New Culture of Parenting,[2] raised many issues for me, personally and intellectually.  As a long-time feminist legal activist and biological mother who has […]

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Unsex Mothering Responses: Beth Jones

  Un-Sexing Single Mother Parenting of Boys A Response to Darren Rosenblum’s Unsex Mothering: Toward a Culture of New Parenting Beth Jones Rosenblum’s article, Unsex Mothering,[1] applies in some ways to every different type of parenting.  As a single mother of twin eleven-year-old boys, I personally relate most to the portions regarding single parents and non-traditional parenting.  When […]

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Unsex Mothering Responses: Theodore Andrew Myhre

  Meaning Matters: Hypersex Parenting A Response to Darren Rosenblum’s Unsex Mothering: Toward a Culture of New Parenting Theodore Andrew Myhre[1] Darren Rosenblum wants to change the world of parenting, and he wants to use law to do it.[2]  His comparative project explores how legal regimes governing mothering should attempt to “unsex” their statutory language […]

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Unsex Mothering Responses: Julie Shapiro

Assisted Reproductive Technology and Sexed Parentage A Response to Darren Rosenblum’s Unsex Mothering: Toward a Culture of New Parenting Julie Shapiro[1] Unsex Mothering is both provocative and persuasive.[2]  As Professor Darren Rosenblum contends, mothering should be unsexed.  That said, I think that Rosenblum’s initial discussion about the role of biology in defining motherhood[3] (and by […]

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Unsex Mothering Responses: Mary Whisner

Unsex Mothering? Or Change Parenting? A Response to Darren Rosenblum’s Unsex Mothering: Toward a Culture of New Parenting Mary Whisner[1] This weekend I attended a memorial on Saturday and read Darren Rosenblum’s Unsex Mothering[2] on Sunday.  The juxtaposition was interesting because the 93-year-old emeritus law professor memorialized, Professor Emeritus Robert L. Fletcher,[3] had defied 1950s […]

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Unsex Mothering Responses: Berta Esperanza Hernández-Truyol

Revisiting Mothering? – A Mother’s Thoughts A Response to Darren Rosenblum’s Unsex Mothering: Toward a Culture of New Parenting Berta Esperanza Hernández-Truyol[1] I came to motherhood (“am2”?)[2] late in life.  Mothering is the most complex, difficult, challenging work in which I have ever engaged.  It also is the most rewarding, exciting, frightening, all consuming work […]

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