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Medicalized Motherhood

Perspectives from the Lives of African-American and Jewish Women

by Jacquelyn S. Litt

  • 247 Want to read
  • 12 Currently reading

Published by Rutgers University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Ethnic studies,
  • Parenthood,
  • Women"s studies,
  • Inter-war period, 1918-1939,
  • Second World War, 1939-1945,
  • Parenting - General,
  • Health Care Issues,
  • Social Science,
  • Family / Parenting / Childbirth,
  • Sociology,
  • USA,
  • Parenting - Motherhood,
  • Anthropology - General,
  • Child care,
  • Maternal health services,
  • Motherhood,
  • Social aspects,
  • United States

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages189
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8025656M
    ISBN 100813527821
    ISBN 109780813527826

      Motherhood is middle of the night wake up calls for a glass of water or a fan or a light or a blanket or a bear or a kiss or a band-aid. Motherhood is making lunch after lunch after lunch after lunch only to find the healthy contents stuffed behind a car-seat. How to use motherhood in a sentence feminist sociologists began to study the way that motherhood was medicalized. It's a show that hangs the dirty nappy laundry of maternity out to dry and brings both the laughter and tears of motherhood to the stage. Your first book was actually a theological exploration of the meaning of motherhood.

      The heart-rending death of a baby was an all too familiar trial endured by many families in the early part of the 20th century. At that time, Quebec’s infant mortality rates were the highest in Canada; a situation that was regarded both as a humanitarian emergency and as Author: Paul Moorehead.   Eleanor Birne's top 10 books on motherhood She dies at the beginning of part two (a frequent fate of good mothers in fiction) but remains at the heart of the book.

    Abortion, Motherhood, and Mental Health: Medicalizing Reproduction in the United States and Britain. Ellie Lee. New York: Aldine de Gruyter. pp. ISBN X. $ (paper). A woman's very ability to reproduce puts her at an increased risk for mental health problems.   Babies for the Nation: The Medicalization of Motherhood in Quebec – Denyse Baillargeon; Translated by W. Donald Wilson Wilfrid Laurier University Press; The heart-rending death of a baby was an all too familiar trial endured by many families in the early part of the 20th centuryAuthor: Paul Moorehead.


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Litt's book is enriched with many narratives from the mothers themselves. Both the women's voices and her acute sociological research bring to light how medicalized motherhood, while not the single cause of difference and inequality among the women, was a site where they were by: Discover the best Motherhood in Best Sellers.

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Product Details; Product : $ Medicalized Motherhood: Perspectives From the Lives of African-American and Jewish Women. Jacquelyn S.

Litt. Piscataway, NJ: Rutgers University Press, pp. ISBN $20 (paper). In the early decades of the 20th century, an increasingly powerful medical establishment in the United States began to bring American mothering.

Medicalized Motherhood: Perspectives from the Lives of African-American and Jewish Women [Jacqueline S. Litt]. The publication of Dr. Benjamin Spock's Baby and Child Care signaled the pervasive influence of expert 'medicalized motherhood' in mid.

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Details *. ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: xi, pages ; 24 cm: Contents: Scientific Motherhood --Encountering Medicine, Constructing Motherhood --"I Was a Modern Mother": Americanization and Jewish Women's Medicalization --"My Mother Was with Me All the Time": The Southern Context of African-American.

Medicalized Motherhood: Perspectives from the Lives of African‐American and Jewish Jacquelyn S. Brunswick, N.J.: Rutgers University Press, MEDICALIZING MOTHERHOOD o~ women than has previously been considered the case.

According to a recent survey by Prima Baby magazine, one in five new mothers have the condition. The publication of Dr. Benjamin Spock's Baby and Child Care signaled the pervasive influence of expert 'medicalized motherhood' in mid-twentieth-century America.

Throughout the previous two decades, pediatricians and women's magazines alike advised mothers of the importance of physicians' guidance for the everyday care of their children, and Spock's book popularized this advice.

Medicalized Motherhood: Perspectives from the Lives of African-American and Jewish Women. By Jacquelyn S. Litt. New Brunswick: Rutgers University Press, xi + pp. Jamila Rizvi. Jamila Rizvi is the author of the bestselling Not Just Lucky, a career manifesto for millennial women, and The Motherhood, an anthology of letters about life with a newborn.

Jamila is Editor-at-Large of the Nine Network’s Future Women, host of their podcast Future Women Weekly and weekly columnist for the Sydney Morning Herald and The Age.

“As a first time mom, this book made me feel confident in the choices I made, during a time when many women struggle with anxiety, exhaustion, and self-doubt. It was an empowering way to begin my journey as a mother.” 19 Powerful Books About : Brandi Broxson. Get this from a library. Babies for the nation: the medicalization of motherhood in Quebec, [Denyse Baillargeon].

This medicalized version of motherhood took many decades to become the norm. By the s, most Quebec women regularly used the services of a physician during pregnancy and labor and relied on visiting nurses and baby clinics known as gouttes de lait for medical services and childcare advice.

calized motherhood and "scientific motherhood", the book is organized in two parts. The first part examines medicalized mothering in the context of migrancy and social mobility. Jewish and middle-class African American women eagerly embraced medicalization.

For these upwardly mobile wom-en, medical practices functioned primarily as a. Medicalized motherhood paper The majorities of lower class or working poor black women interviewed in Litt’s book either live in the south, or had at some point migrated to the north.

Most were single mothers however, some moved to the north with their husbands. The mothers that did migrate to the north did so in pursuit of better jobs.

The Paperback of the Babies for the Nation: The Medicalization of Motherhood in Quebec, by Denyse Baillargeon at Barnes & Noble. FREE Due to COVID, orders may be : Denyse Baillargeon.

Book Reviews Litt's study of the origins of medicalized motherhood and the perspec tives of women who were subject to its messages provides an important template for what is still a relevant feature of mothering practice.

Most women today continue to receive mothering information from medical experts. Medicalizing Motherhood Ellie Lee F rank Furedi's contribution to the discussion of medicalization" resonated strongly with find- ings from my own research about contemporary representations of.

Canadian Mother's Book 4 and it was the first in a series of advice books for mothers written by Dr Helen MacMurchy, and published by the federal government. I also accessed census information and this, too, would be a primary source.

Medicalizing Motherhood,, Medicalizing Size: KB.Praise for Motherhood - Is It For Me? "There is no agenda in the book.

It is very personal to the reader and it is about the reader's own process. As you read it, it creates some space in a very crowded world of judgements, time pressures, expectations and all the other things that make it hard to think and feel clearly in relation to fertility.".The American Sociological Association awarded Dr.

Litt the "Outstanding Achievement in Scholarship" award on race, class and gender for her book Medicalized Motherhood: Perspectives from the Lives of African-American and Jewish Women.

Professor Litt also is the co-author of Global Dimensions of Gender and Carework.