Ideologies and Technologies of Motherhood : Race, Class, Sexuality, and Religion

Ideologies and Technologies of Motherhood : Race, Class, Sexuality, and Religion

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  • 製本 Hardcover:ハードカバー版/ページ数 330 p.
  • 言語 ENG,ENG
  • 商品コード 9780415921091
  • DDC分類 306.8743

基本説明

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.

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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.

Table of Contents

About the Contributors                             ix
Foreword xiii
Rayna Rapp
Acknowledgments xvii
Introduction: Motherhood on the Fault Lines 1 (10)
Helena Ragone
France Winddance Twine
I Racial Ideologies and Racial Realities
Ideologies of Motherhood and Kinship in U.S. 11 (45)
Adoption
Christine Ward Gailey
Of Likeness and Difference: How Race Is Being 56 (20)
Transfigured by Gestational Surrogacy
Helena Ragone
Bearing Blackness in Britain: The Meaning of 76 (35)
Racial Difference for White Birth Mothers of
African-Descent Children
France Winddance Twine
II Narratives of Personhood
Baby Things as Fetishes? Memorial Goods, 111 (28)
Simulacra, and the ``Realness'' Problem of
Pregnancy Loss
Linda L. Layne
Missing Motherhood: Infertility, Technology, 139 (30)
and Poverty in Egyptian Women's Lives
Marcia Claire Inhorn
``Real Motherhood,'' Class, and Children with 169 (22)
Disabilities
Gail Landsman
III Blurred Boundaries: Legal, Political, and
Economic Parameters of Motherhood
Nonbiological Mothers and the Legal 191 (42)
Boundaries of Motherhood: An Analysis of
California Law
Susan Dalton
Uno hace cualquier cosa por los hijos: 233 (30)
Motherwork and Politics in Sandinista
Nicaragua
Diana Mulinari
Mythical Mothers and Dichotomies of Good and 263 (32)
Evil: Homeless Mothers in the United States
Deborah Connolly
Afterword 295 (3)
Kristin Luker
Bibliography 298 (27)
Index 325