Book 2003

Gender, Identity & Reproduction

Social Perspectives

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ISBN: 978-1-349-50829-7 (Print) 978-0-230-52293-0 (Online)

Table of contents (14 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xii

  2. Introducing Gender, Identity and Reproduction

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      Pages 1-11

      Introducing Gender, Identity and Reproduction

  3. Representing Reproduction

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 13-17

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      Chapter

      Pages 18-32

      Representations of Motherhood

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      Pages 33-49

      Loving Fathers or Deadbeat Dads: The Crisis of Fatherhood in Popular Culture

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      Chapter

      Pages 50-65

      Battle of the Gametes: Cultural Representations of ‘Medically’ Assisted Conception

  4. Reproductive Encounters: Cooperation and Negotiation

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 69-73

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      Chapter

      Pages 74-86

      Birth Matters: Learning from My Past — A Midwifery for the Future

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      Chapter

      Pages 87-102

      Your Dignity is Hung Up at the Door: Pakistani and White Women’s Experiences of Childbirth

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      Pages 103-119

      The Quintessential Female Act? Learning about Birth

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      Chapter

      Pages 120-134

      Dutch Midwives: The Difference between Image and Reality

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      Chapter

      Pages 135-150

      Is Breast Best? Breastfeeding, Motherhood and Identity

  5. Reproductive Identities: Exclusion and Resistance

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 155-159

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      Chapter

      Pages 160-173

      Woe the Women: DES, Mothers and Daughters

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      Chapter

      Pages 174-190

      I didn’t Think Much of his Bedside Manner but he was very Skilled at his Job: Medical Encounters in Relation to ‘Infertility’

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      Chapter

      Pages 191-204

      Cutting Out Motherhood: Childfree Sterilized Women

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      Chapter

      Pages 205-221

      Changing Women: An Analysis of Difference and Diversity in Women’s Accounts of their Experiences of Menopause

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      Chapter

      Pages 225-230

      Reflecting on Reproduction

  6. Back Matter

    Pages 231-236