La Leche League: At the Crossroads of Medicine, Feminism, and Religion / Edition 1

La Leche League: At the Crossroads of Medicine, Feminism, and Religion / Edition 1

by Jule DeJager Ward
ISBN-10:
0807847917
ISBN-13:
9780807847916
Pub. Date:
01/24/2000
Publisher:
The University of North Carolina Press
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La Leche League: At the Crossroads of Medicine, Feminism, and Religion / Edition 1

La Leche League: At the Crossroads of Medicine, Feminism, and Religion

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780807847916
Publisher: The University of North Carolina Press
Publication date: 01/24/2000
Edition description: 1
Pages: 248
Product dimensions: 6.12(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.65(d)

Table of Contents

CONTENTS
Preface
Introduction. La Leche League: Religious Metaphors in a Secular Ethos 1
Chapter 1. What Is La Leche League?
Chapter 2. Mothers, Medicine, and Misinformation
Chapter 3. An Alternative Approach: Maternal Knowing
Chapter 4. Feminism and the Motherhood Wars
Chapter 5. Challenging the Public Domain from within the Private Sphere
Chapter 6. The Evolution of a Catholic Theology of the Family
Chapter 7. The La Leche League Family: Natural, Loving, and Just
Chapter 8. Asking the Hard Questions
Chapter 9. Coping Strategies for a Changing Environment
Notes
Bibliography
Index

Illustrations

Six of the founding mothers of La Leche League, 1957
Several editions of The Womanly Art of Breastfeeding
Founders share parenting stories with young mothers
Dr. Gregory White at La Leche League's twenty-fifth anniversary conference
La Leche League gathering
La Leche League newsletters
Maria Hidalgo Dolan and her fourteen-month-old son, 1989
Debbie and Jack Bray with their children
La Leche League family demonstrating involvement of both mother and father
International participants at a La Leche League convention
League leadership training materials
La Leche League high school breastfeeding class

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