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In the Sitapurdistrict of Uttar Pradesh, an agricultural region with high rates of infant mortality, maternal health services are poor while family planning efforts are intensive. By following the daily lives of women in this setting, the author considers the women's own experiences of birth and infant death, their ways of making-do, and the hierarchies they create and conIn the Sitapurdistrict of Uttar Pradesh, an agricultural region with high rates of infant mortality, maternal health services are poor while family planning efforts are intensive. By following the daily lives of women in this setting, the author considers the women's own experiences of birth and infant death, their ways of making-do, and the hierarchies they create and contend with. This book develops an approach to the care that focuses on emotion, domestic spaces, illicit and extra-institutional biomedicine, and household and neighborly relations that these women are able to access. It shows that, as part of the concatenation of affect and access, globalized moralities about reproduction are dependent on ambiguous ideas about caste. Through the unfolding of birth and death, a new vision of -untouchability- emerges that is integral to visions of progress....

Title : Where There Is No Midwife: Birth and Loss in Rural India
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ISBN : 9781845453107
Format Type : Hardcover
Number of Pages : 342 Pages
Status : Available For Download
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Where There Is No Midwife: Birth and Loss in Rural India Reviews

  • Bailey Wimberly
    2019-07-08 01:22

    Chaotic and messy. Impossible to understand her mission, point of study, research, conclusion, etc. I love the idea of this book but it fell flat.