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Author Talk-Amy Blackstone

Thursday December 12, 2019
6:00 PM until 7:30 PM


“Childfree By Choice: The Movement Redefining Family and Creating a new Age of independence”

Dr. Amy Blackstone, childfree woman, co-creator of the blog we’re {not} having a baby!, and nationally recognized expert on the childfree choice, comes a definitive investigation into the history and current growing movement of adults choosing to forgo parenthood: what it means for our society, economy, environment, perceived gender roles, and legacies, and how understanding and supporting all types of families can lead to positive outcomes for parents, non-parents, and children alike.

Books will be available for purchase.

Dr. Amy Blackstone is a professor in Sociology and the Margaret Chase Smith Policy Center at the University of Maine, where she studies childlessness and the childfree choice, workplace harassment, and civic engagement.

You can read more about Amy’s book on her publisher’s website.

You can follow Amy on Twitter @soc_gal, on her blog , or on Facebook @WereNotHavingABaby.


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