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Uniform Title Fertile ground (2014)
Title Fertile ground : exploring reproduction in Canada / edited by Stephanie Paterson, Francesca Scala, and Marlene K. Sokolon
Published Montreal : McGill-Queen's University Press, 2014
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Contents Part one the politics of experience. Exploring How Women Think About and Make Their Reproductive Choices: A Generational Approach / Diana L. Gustafson and Marilyn Porter -- I V F Policy and the Stratification of Reproduction in Canada / Francesca Scala -- Stratified Reproduction: Making the Case for Butch Lesbians', Transmen's, and Genderqueer Individuals' Experiences in British Columbia / Michelle Walks -- Reproducing Inequality and Identity: An Intersectional Analysis of Maternal Health Preferences / Candace Johnson
Part three the discursive reproduction : subjectivity , politics of discourse and power. Girl Power and the Pill: Unpacking Web-based Marketing for Alesse and Yasmin / Lisa Smith -- Promoting Breastfeeding, Solving Social Problems: Exploring State Involvement in Breastfeeding / Tasnim Nathoo and Aleck Ostry -- Care of the Self: An Alternative Way to Understand Breastfeeding / Robyn Lee -- Indigenous Body as Contaminated Site? Examining Struggles for Reproductive Justice in Aamjiwnaang / Sarah Marie Wiebe and Erin Marie Konsmo
Part two the state of reproduction. Quebec's Constitutional Challenge to the Assisted Human Reproduction Act: Overlooking Women's Reproductive Autonomy? / Vanessa Gruben and Angela Cameron -- On Reproductive Citizenship: Thinking about Social Rights and Assisted Reproduction in Canada / Alana Cattapan -- Deinstitutionalizing Pregnancy and Birth: Alternative Childbirth and the New Scalar Politics of Reproduction / Stephanie Paterson -- With Breast Intentions: Breastfeeding Policy in Canada / Marlene K. Sokolon -- Doctor Knows Best: The Illusion of Reproductive Freedom in Canada / Julia Thomson-Philbrook
Summary Ideas of choice and rights traditionally dominate discussions concerning reproduction and gender politics. This book argues that the political climate in Canada necessitates a broader understanding of the links between the politics of reproduction, the state, and gender relations
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Feminism -- Canada.
Fertility, Human -- Political aspects -- Canada.
Fertility, Human -- Social aspects -- Canada.
Human reproduction -- Political aspects -- Canada.
Human reproduction -- Social aspects -- Canada.
Women -- Health and hygiene -- Canada.
Women's rights -- Canada.
Form Electronic book
Author Paterson, Stephanie, 1972- author, editor
Scala, Francesca, author, editor
Sokolon, Marlene K., author, editor
ISBN 0773592121 (electronic bk.)
9780773592124 (electronic bk.)