Giving birth in exile: motherhood as reterritorialization.

@article{Pestre2015GivingBI,
  title={Giving birth in exile: motherhood as reterritorialization.},
  author={Elise Pestre},
  journal={American journal of psychoanalysis},
  year={2015},
  volume={75 3},
  pages={304-19}
}
This paper explores the effects of exile on the subjectivity of pregnant migrant women through the lens of the processes of deterritorialization and reterritorialization. Having escaped the gaze of the parental superego, the subject's encounter with sexuality becomes possible. However, in addition to the emancipatory aspects of migration, we observe… CONTINUE READING