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The globalization of motherhood : deconstructions and reconstructions of biology and care / edited by Wendy Chavkin and JaneMaree Maher.

Format:
Book
Language:
English
Published/​Created:
New York, NY : Routledge, 2010.
Description:
viii, 271 p. ; 25 cm.
Series:
  • Routledge research in comparative politics ; 35. [More in this series]
  • Routledge research in comparative politics ; 35
Bibliographic references:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents:
PART I. Introduction -- 1. The globalization of motherhood / Wendy Chavkin -- 2. Motherhood: reproduction and care / Janemaree Maher -- PART II. Cross national care labour -- 3. Mothers on the move: Children's education and transnational mobility in global-city Singapore / Shirlena Huang -- 4. Stratified workers/stratified mothers: Migration policies and citizenship among Ecuadorian immigrant women / Gioconda Herrera -- PART III. Transnational adoption -- 5. Intercountry adoption as globalized motherhood / Peter Selman -- 6. Transnational adoption and the transnationalization of motherhood: rethinking abandonment, adoption and return / Barbara Yngvesson -- PART IV. Art Across borders -- 7. Motherhood jeopardized: reproductive technologies in Indian communities / Shamita Das Dasgupta -- 8. Divided mothers: changing global inequalities of ǹature' and ǹurture' / Margaret Jolly -- 9. Àssisted' motherhood in global Dubai: reproductive tourists and their helpers / Marcia C. Inhorn -- PART V. Conclusion -- 10. Rights as recourse: globalized motherhood and human rights / Reilly Anne Willis -- 11. Epilogue: mothering forward? / Janemaree Maher.
Subject(s):
ISBN:
  • 9780415778947 (hbk : alk. paper)
  • 9780203850510 (ebk : alk. paper)
  • 0415778948 (hbk : alk. paper)
  • 0203850513 (ebk : alk. paper)
LCCN:
2009050223
OCLC:
489038472
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RCP:
C - S