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Author Bridges, Khiara M

Title Reproducing race : an ethnography of pregnancy as a site of racialization / Khiara M. Bridges

Publ Info Berkeley, Calif. : University of California Press, [2011]
 PC  RG501.U6 B75 2011    AVAILABLE
 RWU Main Library  RG501.U6 B75 2011    AVAILABLE
 URI  RG501.U6 B75 2011    AVAILABLE
 Wheaton Stacks  RG501.U6 B75 2011    AVAILABLE
Descript xi, 293 pages ; 24 cm
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Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 273-286) and index
Contents Alpha Hospital : unique, but not singular -- Pregnancy, Medicaid, state regulation, and legal subjection -- The production of unruly bodies -- The "primitive pelvis," racial folklore, and atavism in contemporary form of medical disenfranchisement -- The curious case of the "Alpha patient population" -- Wily patients, welfare queens, and the reiteration of race
LC subject Alpha Hospital (New York, N.Y.)
Hospitals -- Maternity services -- New York (State) -- New York
Discrimination in medical care -- New York (State) -- New York
Minorities -- Medical care -- New York (State) -- New York
Mesh Subject Alpha Hospital (New York, N.Y.)
Maternal Health Services -- standards -- New York (State) -- New York
Maternal Health Services -- standards -- United States
Anthropology, Cultural -- New York (State) -- New York
Anthropology, Cultural -- United States
Healthcare Disparities -- New York (State) -- New York
Healthcare Disparities -- United States
Hospitals, Municipal -- standards -- New York (State) -- New York
Hospitals, Municipal -- standards -- United States
Prenatal Care -- New York (State) -- New York
Prenatal Care -- United States
Socioeconomic Factors -- New York (State) -- New York
Socioeconomic Factors -- United States
ISBN 9780520268944 (alk. paper)
0520268946 (alk. paper)
9780520268951 (alk. paper)
0520268954 (alk. paper)