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Reconstructing motherhood and disability in the age of "perfect" babies / Gail Heidi Landsman.

  • Landsman, Gail H., 1951-
Date
2009
  • Books

About this work

Publication/Creation

New York ; London : Routledge, 2009.

Physical description

xii, 276 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm

Bibliographic information

Includes bibliographical references (p. 239-264) and index.

Contents

Introduction -- Doing everything right: choice, control and mother blame -- Diminished motherhood -- Mothers, doctors and developmental delays: on personhood and the emplotment of children's lives -- The child as giver: mothers' critique of the commodification of babies -- On mothering, models, and disability rights -- Epilogue.

Languages

  • English


Where to find it

  • LocationStatus
    History of Medicine
    UVH /LAN
    Open shelves

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Identifiers

ISBN

  • 9780415917889
  • 0415917883
  • 9780415917896
  • 0415917891
  • 9780203891902
  • 0203891902