PUBLICATIONS AND MEDIA              

Books:

Misra, Joya, Mahala Dyer Stewart and Marni Brown, editors. 2017. Gendered Lives, Sexual Beings: A Feminist Anthology. SAGE Publishing. (Complementary website)

Articles & Chapters:

Blackstone, Amy and Mahala Dyer Stewart. 2016. “There’s More Thinking to Decide”: How the Childfree Decide Not to Parent.” The Family Journal 24(3):296-303.

Stewart, Mahala Dyer and Naomi Gerstel. 2016. “Family Care Policies.”  In The Encyclopedia of Adulthood and Aging, edited by Susan Krauss Whitbourne.

Blackstone, Amy and Mahala Dyer Stewart. 2012. “Choosing to Be Childfree: Research on the Decision not to Parent.” Sociology Compass 6:718-727.

Stewart, Mahala Dyer. “’I Don’t Talk To Anyone About Homeschooling Because….There’s No One To Talk To’: Familial Support Among White and Black Homeschooling Mothers.” (Submitted to Journal of Marriage and Family.)

Vetter, Matthew, Zachary McDowell, and Mahala Dyer Stewart. “From Opportunities to Outcomes: The Wikipedia-based Writing Assignment.” (Submitted to Computers and Composition.)

Manuscripts in Preparation:

Stewart, Mahala Dyer. “’Everybody Just Wants What’s Best for Their Kid’: Racialized Logics in White Parents’ Schooling Choices.” (In preparation for submission to Sociology of Education.)

Brown, Marni and Mahala Dyer Stewart. “Intersections of Gender, Sexuality, and Family Diversity.” (Invited as chapter in Social Studies of Gender: A Next Wave Reader edited by Christine Wood, Cognella Academic Publishing.)

Stewart, Mahala Dyer. “Mothering as Cultural Transmission: A Content Analysis of Parenting Magazines.” (In preparation for submission to Media, Culture & Society.)

Media Recognition:

“Misra and Dyer Stewart Publish New Book,” UMass Sociology News.

“The Decisions Behind Remaining Childfree,” CNN.

“The Year 2000 and Now, The Reason Why People Choose to Be Childfree,” The Huffington Post.

“How Childfree People Decide Not To Have Kids,” New York Magazine.

“How the Childfree Decide,” Sociological Images.