Author Archives: Seema Mohapatra

Erica Jong and her daughter Molly Jong-Fast: Opposing Views of “Proper” Mothering?

Erica Jong’s recent Wall Street Journal op-ed “Mother Madness” has garnered a lot of (mostly negative) attention due to her criticism of modern mothering and the unrealistic expectations placed on today’s mothers, from making homemade organic babyfood to constant baby-wearing. Erica … Continue reading

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Informed Consent- What Role Should Gender and Religion Play?

I teach a number of courses, including Health Care Law and Patient’s Rights, at Barry University School of Law in Orlando, Florida.  Last week, I led a discussion about Informed Consent to first year medical students at the University of … Continue reading

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