Making Modern Mothers: Ethics and Family Planning in Urban Greece

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""Making Modern Mothers" explores the ethics of reproductive agency and the changing meanings of motherhood in modern Greece where abortion is still more widely practiced than modern contraception, and having children represents a woman's social-moral achievement. In this very readable ethnography, Paxson analyzes how urban women manage their reproductive and sexual lives, and make sense both of being women and of being mothers. This is a welcome addition to a growing comparative literature."--Gail Kligman, author of "The ...

Making Modern Mothers: Ethics and Family Planning in Urban Greece 2004, University of California Press, Berkeley, CA

ISBN-13: 9780520238206

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Making Modern Mothers: Ethics and Family Planning in Urban Greece 2004, University of California Press, Berkeley, CA

ISBN-13: 9780520223714

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