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Is Breast Best? Taking on the Breastfeeding Experts and the New High Stakes of Motherhood

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ISBN-10: 1479838764

ISBN-13: 9781479838769

Edition: N/A

Authors: Joan B. Wolf

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“Wolf offers a powerful and important cultural critique...this is an insightful and eye-opening book that will be of interest to sociologists of gender, medical sociologists, and science studies scholars.”—American Journal of Sociology  “Wolf notes the 'insular and unidimensional zealotry' of breastfeeding campaigners and skillfully uncovers elements of racism and elitism in their behavior toward working women who do not have the luxury to breastfeed.”—Choice   “Beautifully written, powerfully argued. . . . Challenges the science prescription that all infants must be breastfed.”—Linda Blum, author ofAt the Breast: Ideologies of Breastfeeding and Motherhood in the Contemporary United…    
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Book details

List price: $24.00
Publisher: New York University Press
Publication date: 7/19/2013
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 258
Size: 5.75" wide x 8.50" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.836
Language: English