This thesis reports on an exploration of the experiences of mothers who are postgraduate students in australia the research comprised of two phases: the first phase was a narrative study of the experiences of 14 australian postgraduate student mothers the second phase comprised of a q-method study. Women in prison the main aim of this research was to explore the way in which women in prison make sense of motherhood and construct their mothering the author of this thesis (including any appendices and/ or schedules to this thesis) growing up, women's roles as mothers were highly celebrated within my. Polish mothers on the move gendering migratory experiences of polish women parenting in germany and the united kingdom thesis submitted for examination for: phd in sociology and social policy paulina pustułka school of social sciences bangor university september 2014. Research on african american women gender roles abstract blurring the lines of traditional gender roles: beliefs of african american women by jasmine alexis abrams, bs a thesis submitted in examined by addressing the research question: what are the gender role beliefs of african. This study purposed to explore and describe the experiences of iranian female students with the role of motherhood this 2015 qualitative study used purposeful sampling to select 20 student mothers aged 24–50 who were studying at a state or non-state university in an urban area in northwest iran.
Master thesis a qualitative study of the everyday life experiences of working mothers and their children in accra, ghana thesis submitted in partial fulfilment of the i, esther quaye, declare that i handled this research work alone under the supervision of berit 24 women‟s role and function in the family. Successful development of her role it is the purpose of this dissertation to explore the process of mother role development among those first-time mothers having a baby in the nicu this study was conducted using a qualitative grounded theory method data collection consisted of personal journals. Despite the significant role of mothers, often seen as primary caregivers, there is limited understanding of transformation from woman to mother (bergum, 1989) of this thesis in reflecting on the process of this master's degree, i have been given the time, guidance, and space to grow as a student, researcher, and nurse. Coastal region, kenya eunice wanjiku karimi master's thesis master of philosophy in special needs education department of special needs education nb the terms adolescent/teenage-mothers and young-mothers will be used interchangeably in this study names of the participants were coded using letters of the.
By bibeth-pamela c libed master of arts in women's studies san diego state university, 2010 this thesis is an examination of women re-conceptualizing and re-appropriating motherhood in times of war and conflict to develop new ways of thinking regarding their traditional roles as wives, mothers, women, and national. 11 12 hiv/aids in ireland 11 13 rationale for research 12 14 research question and objectives 13 15 thesis structure 13 chapter two: literature review 14 21 introduction 14 22 section one: mothering and hiv 14 221 hiv and women: the irish figures 14 222 contemporary hiv management and mothers. University of western sydney a thesis submitted to fulfil the requirements of a doctor of philosophy (phd) degree disrupted mothering: women privilege and doctors discount motherhood 47 conclusion.
Honors thesis presented to the honors committee of texas state university -san marcos in partial fulfillment of the requirements for graduation in the university and societal roles are defined by gender (slavkin & stright, 2000) the results of a study conducted by craig (2006) found that mothers were more. Motherhood and women's 'natural' role in a nuclear family home4 by the end of the 1980s, the family unit had undergone a transformation women were history of mothering in australia in the next part of this chapter, the research design of the thesis is outlined the final section of the chapter describes the remaining.
Constructions of the women's mothering in the context of study elaborated on the role of their children in mature student mothers' construction of identity as women of the terms used in the title of the thesis, study practices requires definition i take study practices to mean not only those practices, such as reading and. Mothers recognizes the ideology of the good mother, but does not accept all components of this ideology next, the identity i wish to express my sincere gratitude to the women who participated in this study they understand why i spent years working on this abstract thing called a thesis, but they continued to pray for me. Prescribed standards of good mothering, this thesis contends that the ideology of motherhood that remains dominant study involving twelve melbourne mothers, this thesis highlights both the commonalities and considerably dominant ideas about women's role in society, and more particularly, women's function, have. A thesis presented to the faculty of san diego state university children's socialization balanced mosuo men and women's power and status in mosuo's this research on mosuo matrilineal family's parental role allocations and children's socialization is expected to make some contributions to the knowledge of this.
Table of contents chapter i introduction 1 contemporary conceptions of mothers in society 2 rationale for study 3 preview of thesis 4 ii understanding what “motherhood” means is challenging because the responsibilities of mothers are constantly changing women can find themselves in flux. Mothering identity separation prison space and emotion a b s t r a c t prison is a challenging place for most women but this emotional space is magnified when it is a mother this paper considers how maternal emotions and the maternal role are undertook valuable research on the older female prisoner popula.