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Author Blum, Linda M.

Title At the breast : ideologies of breastfeeding and motherhood in the contemporary United States / Linda M. Blum.

Imprint Boston : Beacon Press, c1999.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe 3rd Floor Stacks  306.8743 B625a    ---  Available
Description 282 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 257-276) and index.
Contents "Breast is best" -- From $acred [i.e.: sacred] to disembodied motherhood : breastfeeding with the experts and the state -- "Mother to mother" in La Leche League -- "To educate and persuade" : white working-class, respectable mothers -- "To take their own independence" : African-American working-class mothers -- Twenty-first-century virtual mothers or rounded mothers? -- Statement of Ms. Monica Johnson for the University of Michigan, Women of Color Task Force -- Methodology -- Mass circulation magazine articles, 1963-1993.
Subject Motherhood.
ISBN 0807021407 (cloth : acid-free paper)

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