Motherhood and Politics
Top of Mind with Julie Rose - Radio Archive, Episode 818 , Segment 3
Episode: Hawaii's Erupting Volcano, Motherhood and Politics, Carbon Neutrality
- May 23, 2018 11:00 pm
- 15:51 mins
Guest: Laurel Elder, PhD, Professor of Political Science and Coordinator of the Women’s and Gender Studies Program, Hartwick College In Maryland, Krish Vignarajah is running in the Democratic primary race for governor, and she campaigns on the fact that she’s a woman and mother of a baby. In her campaign ad, she is seen breastfeeding her baby. Here we discuss the way women on the 2018 ballot are tackling perceptions of motherhood and politics.