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Pages: 450
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Categories: Political Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 1995-07-31 - Publisher: Univ of California Press

This volume provides an investigation of the dynamics of reproduction. Using reproduction as an entry point the authors examine how cultures are produced, contested, and transformed as people imagine their collective future in the creation of the next generation.
Contested Lives
Language: en
Pages: 359
Authors: Faye D. Ginsburg
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 1998-09-01 - Publisher: Univ of California Press

Based on the struggle over a Fargo, North Dakota, abortion clinic, Contested Lives explores one of the central social conflicts of our time. Both wide-ranging and rich in detail, it speaks not simply to the abortion issue but also to the critical role of women's political activism. A new introduction
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Language: en
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Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2004-11-01 - Publisher: BRILL

This collection of essays analyzes the complex linkages between globalization and health, the health effects of globalization at all levels (global, national, and local), and the policy and institutional responses associated with the health consequences of globalization.
Testing Women, Testing the Fetus
Language: en
Pages: 376
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Categories: Social Science
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Rich with the voices and stories of participants, these touching, firsthand accounts examine how women of diverse racial, ethnic, class and religious backgrounds perceive prenatal testing, the most prevalent and routinized of the new reproducing technologies. Based on the author's decade of research and her own personal experiences with amniocentesis,
Living and Dying in the Contemporary World
Language: en
Pages: 896
Authors: Veena Das
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-11-17 - Publisher: Univ of California Press

Taking a novel approach to the contradictory impulses of violence and care, illness and healing, this book radically shifts the way we think of the interrelations of institutions and experiences in a globalizing world. Living and Dying in the Contemporary World is not just another reader in medical anthropology but