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Caroline McDonald-Harker

Dr. Caroline McDonald-Harker is a Sociologist and an Assistant Professor in the Department of Sociology & Anthropology at Mount Royal University in Calgary, Alberta. She received her PhD in Sociology from the University of Alberta (2011), MA in Sociology from McGill University (2002), and BA Honours in Sociology from Queen’s University (2001). Caroline is the mother of 3 young children. Her areas of expertise include: the sociology of motherhood/mothering, gender, family, domestic violence, disasters, social inequality, social policy, and qualitative research methods. She is a contributing author to Criminalized Mothers, Criminalizing Mothering (Demeter 2015) and the co-editor of upcoming Demeter Press edited collection book Mothering in Disasters/Mothering Disasters. She is currently conducting a 3-year study on the impact of disasters on the family (with a focus on mothers and mothering) funded by a SSHRC Partnership Development Grant.

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Mothering in Marginalized Contexts

Mothering in Marginalized Contexts

Narratives of Women Who Mother in and through Domestic Violence
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