Risk, Reproduction and Narratives of Experience

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As Carole Browner explains in her foreword: "These chapters compellingly reveal that although we anthropologists tend to speak of biomedicine in hegemonic terms, in fact its penetration is quite variable and often ambivalently met. . . . Risk, Reproduction, and Narratives of Experience sheds new light on a troubling core aspect of medicalization processes, which simultaneously render pregnant women more docile subjects even as they are impelled to actively engage with biomedicalized prenatal care regimes. . . . We also ...

Risk, Reproduction, and Narratives of Experience 2012, Vanderbilt University Press (TN), Nashville, TN

ISBN-13: 9780826518200

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Risk, Reproduction and Narratives of Experience 2012, Vanderbilt University Press, Nashville, TN

ISBN-13: 9780826518194

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