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Author Ivry, Tsipy.

Title Embodying culture [electronic resource] : pregnancy in Japan and Israel / Tsipy Ivry.

Imprint New Brunswick, N.J. : Rutgers University Press, c2010.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe ProQuest E-Book  Electronic Book    ---  Available
Description x, 298 p.
Series Studies in medical anthropology
Studies in medical anthropology.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction: pregnancy, cultural comparison, multisited ethnographies -- The doctoring of pregnancy -- A risky business: pregnancy in the eyes of Israeli ob-gyns -- The twofold structure of Japanese prenatal care -- Experiencing pregnancy -- The path of bonding -- The path of ambiguity -- Embodying culture: toward an anthropology of pregnancy -- Juxtapositions -- Pregnant with meaning.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Subject Pregnancy -- Japan.
Pregnancy -- Israel.
Pregnant women -- Medical care -- Japan.
Pregnant women -- Medical care -- Israel.
Medical anthropology -- Japan.
Medical anthropology -- Israel.
Japan -- Social life and customs.
Israel -- Social life and customs.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author ProQuest (Firm)
ISBN 9780813546353 (hardcover : alk. paper)
0813546354 (hardcover : alk. paper)
9780813546360 (pbk. : alk. paper)
0813546362 (pbk. : alk. paper)

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