[Englisch]

THU 24 juin 12H30 – 13H30

An inside perspective of single mother’s agency in Luxembourg: A qualitative study into the intersectionality of motherhood, gender and marital status

Are you interested in feminism and gender related topics? Are you hungry for new ideas and knowledge?
Then don’t miss our Lunch Knowledge Shots!
CID wants to promote feminist and gender related research and make it accessible to every interested person. The Lunch Knowledge Shots consist of a 30 minutes presentation followed by a 30 minutes Q&A session and an open discussion. We have the pleasure to invite you to the following presentation:

Name and grade of the researcher:Tammy Schmit (Master in Politics and Society, MA Maastricht University)
Language of the presentation: English
Title of the dissertation
An inside perspective of single mother’s agency in Luxembourg: A qualitative study into the intersectionality of motherhood, gender and marital status

Through an inside perspective of Luxembourgish single mothers, this thesis aims to understand how single mother’s agency manifests itself when facing societal norms and structures. This work draws on semi-structured, in-depth interviews with five single mothers in order to explore in which ways these women challenge as well as reinforce social norms adhered to the construction of single motherhood. I thus contribute to a more nuanced and qualitative understanding of what it means to be a single mother in Luxembourg by demonstrating that these mothers are strong women who have tactics and routines to cope with their difficult life situation.

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Short videos of the past Knowledge Shots: https://cid-fg.lu/category/biblio/lks/

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