Reproductive injustice : racism, pregnancy, and premature birth / Dána-Ain Davis.

Author
Davis, Dána-Ain, 1958- [Browse]
Format
Book
Language
English
Published/​Created
  • New York : New York University Press, [2019]
  • ©2019
Description
xvi, 251 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.

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Subject(s)
Series
  • Anthropologies of American medicine [More in this series]
  • Anthropologies of American medicine: culture, power, and practice
Summary note
"'Reproductive Injustice: Racism, Pregnancy, and Premature Birth' explores the issues of racism, medicine, and motherhood"-- Provided by publisher.
Bibliographic references
Includes bibliographical references (pages 219-239) and index.
Contents
Introduction -- Part I. Premature predicaments ; Into the NICU ; Pregnancy and prematurity in the afterlife of slavery ; Witnessing a birth: an interlude -- Part II. Saving the babies ; Narrowing the gap of Black women's burden ; Radical Black birth workers --Conclusion.
Other title(s)
Racism, pregnancy, and premature birth
ISBN
  • 9781479812271 ((cloth ; : alk. paper))
  • 1479812277 ((cloth ; : alk. paper))
  • 9781479853571 ((pbk. ; : alk. paper))
  • 1479853577 ((pbk. ; : alk. paper))
LCCN
2018037661
OCLC
1056475637
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