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Ethnographies of breastfeeding : cultural contexts and confrontations / ed. by Tanya Cassidy ...
HerausgeberCassidy, Tanya In der Gemeinsamen Normdatei der DNB nachschlagen In Wikipedia suchen nach Tanya Cassidy
ErschienenLondon [u.a.] : Bloomsbury, 2015
UmfangXXIII, 255 S. : Ill., graph. Darst.
Includes bibliographical references and index
SchlagwörterStillen In Wikipedia suchen nach Stillen / Kulturvergleich In Wikipedia suchen nach Kulturvergleich / Ethnologie In Wikipedia suchen nach Ethnologie / Frau In Wikipedia suchen nach Frau / Aufsatzsammlung In Wikipedia suchen nach Aufsatzsammlung
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"Studies of breastfeeding have proliferated over the last decade. Breastfeeding is an intimate and deep-rooted bodily practice and yet also a highly controversial sociocultural process, invoking strong reactions from advocates and opponents. Whilst breastfeeding practices and experiences vary greatly in different parts of the world, reducing infant mortality is a pressing international goal for governments and societies. Representing cross-cultural concerns of researchers, policy-makers and mothers, this important book takes a rich ethnographic survey of breastfeeding all over the world. Breastfeeding is shown to highlight various links between gender, power and resources in culture. Each chapter covers a new topic and ethnic or national group, and major topical themes of research such as the rise of milk banks, mother-to-mother sharing networks facilitated by social media, breast milk and HIV are explored"--