Reproducing Race: An Ethnography of Pregnancy as a Site of Racialization

Reproducing Race: An Ethnography of Pregnancy as a Site of Racialization

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Reproducing Race, an ethnography of pregnancy and birth at a large New York City public hospital, explores the role of race in the medical setting. Khiara M. Bridges investigates how race-commonly seen as biological in the medical world-is socially constructed among women dependent on the public healthcare system for prenatal care and childbirth. Bridges argues that race carries powerful material consequences for these women even when it is not explicitly named,… (more)

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Publisher: University of California Press (February 16, 2011)

Format: EPUB

Page count: 312 pages

File size: 1.4 MB

Protection: DRM

Language: English


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