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Politics of Breastfeeding When Breasts Are Bad for Business

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ISBN-10: 190517716X

ISBN-13: 9781905177165

Edition: 3rd 2008 (Revised)

Authors: Gabrielle Palmer

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In an updated edition, this powerful and provocative book proves that breastfeeding is much more than a matter of personal inclination. Women all over the world are still being tricked into feeding their babies artificially and this affects us all: our health, our environment and the global economy.
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Book details

List price: $17.95
Edition: 3rd
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: Pinter & Martin Limited
Publication date: 7/15/2009
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 432
Size: 5.59" wide x 8.61" long x 0.95" tall
Weight: 1.122
Language: English

preface to the third edition
why breastfeeding is political
the right to call ourselves mammals: the importance of biology
how breastfeeding works - and how it was damaged
beauty, books and breasts
a taste of infant feeding
it's not just the milk that counts
your generous donations could do more harm than good
hiv and breastfeeding
life, death and birth
population, fertility and sex
from the stone age to steam engines: a gallop through history
other women's babies: wet nursing
the industrial revolution in britain: the era of progress?
markets are not created by god
the lure of the global market
what is the code?
power struggles
dying for the code
documents and declarations
work, economics and the value of mothering
ecology, waste and greed
abbreviations and explanation of terms
the global strategy summary
the innocenti declaration 2005
the ten steps
section from the convention on the rights of the child
millennium development goals
mishaps, recalls and contaminants
infant feeding definitions
useful addresses
references and notes