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|All Authors / Contributors:||
Lauren Fordyce; Aminata Maraësa
|ISBN:||9780826518194 0826518192 9780826518200 0826518206|
|Description:||xiii, 241 pages ; 24 cm|
|Contents:||Conceiving risk in K'iche' Maya reproduction / Matthew R. Dudgeon --
Failing to see the danger: conceptions of pregnancy and care practices among Mexican Immigrant women in New York City / Alyshia Gálvez --
The vital conjuncture of methamphetamine-involved pregnancy: objective risks and subjective realities / Alison B. Hamilton --
Birth and blame: Guatemalan midwives and reproductive risk / Sheila Cosminsky --
"They don't know anything": how medical authority constructs perceptions of reproductive risk among low-income mothers in Mexico / Vania Smith-Oka --
Local contours of reproductive risk and responsibility in rural Oaxaca / Rebecca Howes-Mischel --
New countryside, new family: the discourses of reproductive risk in postsocialist rural China / Qingyan Ma --
Negotiating risk and the politics of responsibility: mothers and young child health among datoga pastoralists in northern Tanzania / Alyson G. Young --
Shifting maternal responsibilities and the trajectory of blame in northern Ghana / Aaron R. Denham --
Imaging maternal responsibility: prenatal diagnosis and ultrasound among Haitians in South Florida / Lauren Fordyce --
A competition over reproductive authority: prenatal risk assessment in southern Belize / Aminata Maraesa.
|Responsibility:||edited by Lauren Fordyce and Aminata Maraesa ; foreword by Carole H. Browner and afterword by Rayna Rapp.|
"An easy and pleasurable read from beginning to end."--"Global Public Health"