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Title Reproduction, childbearing, and motherhood : a cross-cultural perspective / [edited by] Pranee Liamputtong
Published New York : Nova Science, 2007


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Description 284 pages ; 26 cm
Contents Situating reproduction, procreation, and motherhood within a cross-cultural context : an introduction / Pranee Liamputtong -- Immigrant women and fertility : gender under re-construction / Tatjana Alvadj -- Burmese women and unwanted pregnancy : "I thought my blood was stuck inside me" / Elizabeth Hoban -- Birth in Pakistan / Margaret Chesney -- Women, childbirth, and change in West New Britain, Papua New Guinea / Naomi M. McPherson -- The hospital as a birthing site : narratives of local women in Nigeria / Chimaraoke Otutubikey Izugbara & Joseph Kinuabeye Ukwayi -- Hard labour : minority women, nurses, and the childbirth experience / Denise L. Spitzer -- The experience of childbirth and hospital stay amongst Arabic-speaking immigrant women in Australia / Lina Nadia Abboud & Pranee Liamputtong -- Sensing vulnerability, seeking strength : Somali women and their experiences during pregnancy and birth in Melbourne / Paula Hernandez -- Motherhood as a script for nationhood / Jamileh Abu-Duhou -- Double identities : the lived experience of motherhood among Hmong immigrant women in Australia / Pranee Liamputtong & Denise Spitzer -- Shifting out the sweetness : migrant motherhood in New Zealand / Ruth De Souza -- Accessing marriage and motherhood : the experience of women with disability in rural Cambodia / Alexandra Gartrell
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Childbirth -- Cross-cultural studies.
Human reproduction -- Cross-cultural studies.
Motherhood -- Cross-cultural studies.
Parturition -- ethnology.
Cross-Cultural Comparison.
Maternal Behavior -- ethnology.
Pregnancy -- ethnology.
Author Liamputtong, Pranee, 1955-
LC no. 2007007646
ISBN 9781600216060 hardcover
1600216064 hardcover