Book Chapter

Gillard’s Dilemma: The Sexual Contract and Maternal Citizenship

Petra Bueskens

Australian Mothering Historical and Sociological Perspectives | Palgrave Macmillan | Published : 2019

Abstract

This collection defines the field of maternal studies in Australia for the first time. Leading motherhood researchers explore how mothering has evolved across Australian history as well as the joys and challenges of being a mother today.