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"Toward Being a Complete Woman": Reflections on Mothering in Santiago de Cuba

  • Author(s): Garth, Hannah
  • et al.
Abstract

This article gives a brief look at how state policy and programming may have achieved the intended consequence of getting more women into the workforce in Santiago de Cuba. It also shows that by accomplishing this, household work was shifted onto grandmothers leaving a generation of women with the notion that womanhood is conflated with motherhood but without the space and skills for their own mothering.

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