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Author Wolf, Joan B. (Joan Beth)

Title Is breast best? : taking on the breastfeeding experts and the new high stakes of motherhood / Joan B. Wolf

Publ Info New York : New York University Press, [2011]
 J&W-Denver  RJ216 .W7193 2011    AVAILABLE
 PC  RJ216 .W7193 2011    AVAILABLE
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Descript xvii, 241 pages ; 24 cm
text rdacontent
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volume rdacarrier
Series Biopolitics : medicine, technoscience, and health in the 21st century
Biopolitics (New York, N.Y.)
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 191-230) and index
Contents Preface : Why breastfeeding? -- Monitoring mothers : a recent history of following the doctor's orders -- The science : does breastfeeding make smarter, happier, and healthier babies? -- Minding your own (risky) business : health and personal responsibility -- From the womb to the breast : total motherhood and risk-free children -- Scaring mothers : the government campaign for breastfeeding -- Conclusion : Whither breastfeeding?
LC subject Breastfeeding
Breastfeeding -- Government policy -- United States
Breastfeeding -- Social aspects
Mesh Subject Breast Feeding
Health Knowledge, Attitudes, Practice
Public Opinion
ISBN 9780814794814 (cl : alk. paper)
0814794815 (cl : alk. paper)
9780814795255 (ebook)
0814795250 (ebook)
ISBN/ISSN 3385218