Eija SEVÓN is an assistant in the Department of Education at the University of Jyväskylä, Finland. The focus of her ongoing dissertation is to study how first-time mothers narrate and make sense of their new motherhood. In addition to the morality of maternal narratives, her dissertation discusses women's choices in becoming mothers, problematic female family ties, and the gendering of parenthood at the beginning of motherhood.
Department of Education
University of Jyväskylä, Finland