Motherhood Lost: A Feminist Account of Pregnancy Loss in America

Motherhood Lost: A Feminist Account of Pregnancy Loss in America

by Linda L. Layne
     
 

First Published in 2003. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.See more details below

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First Published in 2003. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415911481
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
11/22/2002
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
370
Sales rank:
1,449,505
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.77(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments
Ch. 1My Miscarriage Years1
Ch. 2Caught in the Middle: Pregnancy Loss at the Turn of the Century9
Ch. 3Pregnancy-Loss Support41
Ch. 4Challenges to Narratives of Linear Progress59
Ch. 5New Reproductive Technologies and the Fetal Subject81
Ch. 6"He Was a Real Baby with Baby Things": A Material Culture Analysis of Personhood, Parenthood, and Pregnancy Loss103
Ch. 7"True Gifts from God": Paradoxes of Motherhood, Sacrifice, and Enrichment145
Ch. 8"Never Such Innocence Again": Irony, Nature, and Technoscience173
Ch. 9"I Will Never Forget You": Trauma, Memory, and Moral Identity199
Ch. 10Breaking the Silence: A Feminist Agenda for Pregnancy Loss235
Notes251
Selected Bibliography299
Index347

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