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Natal signs : cultural representations of pregnancy, birth and parenting

Author: Nadya Burton
Publisher: Bradford, Ontario : Demeter Press, 2015
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Representations of pregnancy, birth and early parenting are simultaneously diverse (grounded in different social, religious and cultural contexts), and normative (they tend to reflect the status quo and romanticized notions of these profound life events). This collection explores diverse cultural representations of childbirth and related life events with a focus on exploring and unsettling normative and  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Nadya Burton
ISBN: 9781926452326 1926452321
OCLC Number: 949328683
Language Note: Text in English
Description: xi, 378 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Responsibility: edited by Nadya Burton

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Explores some of the ways in which reproductive experiences are taken up in the rich arena of cultural production. The chapters in this collection pose questions, unsettle assumptions, and generate  Read more...

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