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Ideologies and Technologies of Motherhood free pdf Ideologies and Technologies of Motherhood charts new territory by exploring the notion of motherhood for women of differing classes, races, religions and nations in the light of various strategies and new technologies used to attain motherhood. This collection of essays by leading expert offers a wealth of ethnographic case studies that illustrate how women experience and practise motherhood in the United States, Egypt, Israel, South Africa, the United Kingdom and other nations. By examining such topics as transracial adoption, surrogate motherhood, in vitro fertilization, pregnancy loss and caring for disabled children, the contributors reveal how race, gender, kinship and personal identity are transformed through the lens of motherhood, and how motherhood itself is being reconfigured across national and cultural contexts.

About Helena Ragone

Helena Ragone is Lecturer in Anthropology at the University of Massachussetts in Boston. She is co-editor of Situated Lives: Gender and Culture in Everyday Life (Routledge, 1997). France Winddance Twine is Associate Professor of Sociology at the University of California, Santa Barbara, and Associate Professor of International Studies at the University of Washington, Seattle.

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Author : Helena Ragone
Publisher : Routledge
Data Published : 07 September 2000
ISBN : 0415921090
EAN : 9780415921091
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 352 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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