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Author Kashani-Sabet, Firoozeh, 1967-

Title Conceiving citizens : women and the politics of motherhood in Iran / Firoozeh Kashani-Sabet.

Imprint Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2011.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe 3rd Floor Stacks  305.4889155 K151c 2011    ---  Available
Description xiii, 306 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Healing Iran: hygiene and social change in the Qajar era -- Population politics: epidemics and the "crisis" of midwifery -- From celibacy to companionship: the evolution of Persian marriages -- Sexual mores, social lives: maternalism and venereal disease -- Giving birth: modern nursing and reproductive politics -- Schooling mothers: patriotic education and women's "renewal" -- Defrocking the nation: unveiling and the politics of dress -- From mothers to voters: suffrage, literacy, and family dynamics -- Managing birth: family planning and healthcare -- Civil liberties, civic wombs: women in the Islamic republic.
Subject Women -- Iran -- Social conditions.
Motherhood -- Political aspects -- Iran.
Women -- Sexual behavior -- Iran.
Women -- Health and hygiene -- Iran.
Women's Health -- Iran.
Gender Identity -- Iran.
Women's Rights -- Iran.
ISBN 9780195308877 (alk. paper)
9780195308860 (alk. paper)
0195308867 (alk. paper)
0195308875 (alk. paper)

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