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Mother Tongue, Mothering, and (Transnational) Identity: Indonesian Mothers in Canberra, Australia

Utomo, Ariane Juliana

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This article focuses on the cultural-linguistic maintenance rationales, efforts, and experiences of a group of Indonesian mothers residing in Canberra, Australia. The conceptual framework rests on the premise of a bidirectional relationship between migration and mothering, and how this dynamic shapes the identities of both migrant mothers and, potentially, their children. The article’s auto-ethnographic approach centers on my involvement in a small community organization in Canberra that runs...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2014
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/22620
Source: Journal of Southeast Asian Studies
DOI: 10.14764/10.ASEAS-2014.2-3

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