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978-1-4985-3129-0 • Hardback • December 2019 • $99.00 • (£76.00)
978-1-4985-3130-6 • eBook • December 2019 • $89.00 • (£68.00)
Loreen Olson is professor of communication at The University of North Carolina at Greensboro.
Jenni Simon is lecturer at The University of North Carolina at Greensboro.
Chapter 1: Discourse, Ideology, and Breastfeeding: The Breast-is-Best Discursive Formation and the Construction of Hegemonic Mothering
Chapter 2: Building the Breast-is-Best Discursive Formation: A Genealogy of Hegemonic Motherhood
Chapter 3: Creating the Gaze: The Birth of the Medi-Institutionalization of Breastfeeding
Chapter 4: Disciplining the Maternal Body: Discourses for Expecting Moms
Chapter 5: Disciplining the Marginalized Maternal Body: Discourses of Race, Class, and Privilege
Chapter 6: Talking Back: The Discourses of Lived Experience
Chapter 7: Talking Back and Taking Back: Discourses of Resistance and Change
This book is a great addition to the wider scholarship on breastfeeding discourse. The work is well-suited for scholars and academic libraries, and given its more informal, clear style of writing, could be used effectively in undergraduate courses, particularly social science courses.
— Patricia Hamilton, Stellenbosch University