Anthropology of Breast-Feeding - 
      Vanessa Maher

Anthropology of Breast-Feeding

Natural Law or Social Construct

Vanessa Maher (Redaktør)

«This is a fascinating, thoughtful book. - Nursing Times ...a valuable addition to the excellent ""Cross-cultural Perspectives on Women"" series. - Choice ...is a book of cross-cultural and inter-disciplinary significance. - West Africa The book takes its place among recent anthropological literature that locates the occurrence of natural, universal phenomena squarely in a social context. - JASO»

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This volume offers an "ethnography" of breast-feeding by examining cultural norms and practices in a number of European and non-European societies.
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Forlag: Berg Publishers
Innbinding: Paperback
Språk: Engelsk
Sider: 198
ISBN: 9780854968145
Format: 22 x 14 cm
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Vanessa A Maher Associate Professor in Cultural Anthropology,University of Turin, former Research Fellow, Centre for Cross-Cultural Research on Women, University of Oxford