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Feminism, breasts and breast-feeding

Pam Carter

Feminism, breasts and breast-feeding

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Published by Macmillan in Basingstoke .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Breast feeding.,
  • Feminism.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliography (p241-259) and indexes.

    StatementPam Carter ; foreword by Mary Evans ; consultant editor, Jo Campling.
    ContributionsCampling, Jo.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationix, 266p. ;
    Number of Pages266
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20270479M
    ISBN 10033362310X


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Feminism, breasts and breast-feeding by Pam Carter Download PDF EPUB FB2

This book uses a feminist approach to examine the vast amount of material on breast-feeding. Baby milk manufacture is usually seen as the sole cause of the decline in breast-feeding. Using interviews with women the author looks at other dimensions: the sexualization of breasts; the conditions under.

This book uses a feminist approach to examine the vast amount of material on breast-feeding. Baby milk manufacture is usually seen as the sole cause of the decline in breast-feeding. Using interviews with women the author looks at other dimensions: the sexualization of breasts; the conditions under which infant feeding takes place and.

This book uses a feminist approach to examine the vast amount of material on breast-feeding. Baby milk manufacture is usually seen as the sole cause of the decline in breast-feeding. Using interviews with women the author looks at other dimensions: the sexualization of breasts; the conditions under which infant feeding takes place and Cited by: item 3 Feminism, Breasts and Breast-Feeding by Pam Carter (English) Paperback Book Free - Feminism, Breasts and Breast-Feeding by Pam Carter (English) Paperback Book Free.

$ Free shipping. No ratings or reviews yet. Be the first to write a review. Best Selling in Nonfiction. See all. Get this from a library. Feminism, breasts and breast-feeding. [Pam Carter] -- Using a feminist perspective this book examines the vast amount of writing and talking about breast-feeding.

Drawing on women's own accounts the author shows that most texts considerably oversimplify. Breastfeeding empowers women and contributes to gender equality; therefore, it is an important feminist, human rights, and women's issue. Although seldom addressed as a feminist issue, breastfeeding is paradigmatically one because it requires rethinking basic issues such as the sexual division of labor, the fit between women's productive and reproductive lives, and the role of physiological Cited by: Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published.

Feminism, breasts and breast-feeding by Pam Carter, DecemPalgrave Macmillan edition, Hardcover in English. Using a feminist perspective this book examines the vast amount of writing and talking about breast-feeding.

Drawing on women's own accounts the author shows that most texts considerably oversimplify the picture by suggesting baby-milk manufacturers as the only villains of the piece in the decline of breast-feeding during the twentieth century. In The Conflict, a provocative new book that was a best seller in Europe and is predictably making waves in the U.S., leading French intellectual Elisabeth Badinter argues that women have become newly enslaved by biology — more specifically, by their ideological pressure to nurse a child — in the name of all that is natural and good — has had the nefarious effect of keeping.

Pam Carter is the author of Feminism, Breasts And Breast Feeding ( avg rating, 3 ratings, 0 reviews, published ), Kylie Jenner Adult Coloring Boo /5(3). Cite this chapter as: Carter P. () Breast-feeding, Sex and Bodies.

In: Feminism, Breasts and Breast-Feeding. Palgrave Macmillan, LondonAuthor: Pam Carter. Feminism, Breasts and Breast-Feeding [Carter, Pam, Campling, Jo, Evans, Mary] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

Feminism, Breasts and Breast-FeedingAuthor: Pam Carter. At first blush, most people would say, “Nothing at all.” After all, the conventional wisdom is that breastfeeding is a maternal duty that forces women to eschew their career aspirations to fulfill some ideal of motherhood, while feminism is about liberating women from exactly those constraints.

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Add message | Report. the sexualisation of breasts interesting and I think I recall this is touched upon in the politics of breastfeeding book. Every comment and quote is annotated, making it a fabulous resource for anyone interested in, well, the politics of breast feeding.

There is some seriously eye- opening stuff within the book. It beggars belief how blatant formula companies are, how bad the formula is for society, and how the have been allowed to grow into multinational /5.

Welcome. Breastfeeding is an important women's issue, human rights issue, health issue and feminist issue. Breastfeeding empowers women.

Women who wish to breastfeed their babies but do not, because of inadequate support from family or health workers, constraints in the workplace, or misinformation, often feel guilty because of this failure at something they wanted to do.

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Breastfeeding: A Feminist Issue. amount of advertising will change that fact, but it may change our perceptions. I am not for one second saying that breasts can’t be sexual, of course they can be, but much like our lips they might be sexual (during arousal) or equally they might not be when we are eating, talking or, you know, breathing.

The author also examines the role big corporations play in controlling this highly personal act, the problems breast-feeding creates when breasts are so widely representative of a woman's sexuality, and how feminists have actually hindered the recently revived breast-feeding : St.

Martin's Press. O n the cover of Time magazine, there's a three-year-old standing on a stool, breastfeeding.A combination of his height, and maybe the stool, means that he looks about seven.

Three is. My favourite breastfeeding and feminist quotes Breastfeeding Quotes. Feminism directly confronts the idea that one person or set of people. has the right to impose definitions of reality on others.

- Liz Stanley and Sue Wise. My favourite breastfeeding and feminist quotes. The other is the way women's bodies (and specifically breasts) are hyper sexualised, simultaneously to be gawped at and kept covered, not to be used for the function that makes evolutionary sense. Which adds an extra layer of complexity to women's relationship with breastfeeding.

I represented CNML as an exhibitor at the New Mexico Breastfeeding Taskforce Conference last month. The keynote speaker at this year's conference was Kimberly Seals Allers, author of The Big Letdown; How Medicine, Big Business, and Feminism Undermine Breastfeeding.

Although I didn't hear her speak, I decided to buy her book, because it looked promising. Clinicians, public health advisors, nutritionists and others have been attempting to increase breastfeeding rates for the last few decades, with varying degrees of success. We need social science researchers to help us understand the role of infant feeding in the family.

Some researchers in the area of food and nutrition have found Pierre Bourdieu's theoretical framework by: The book also noted, in passing, that breast-feeding could “strengthen the infant’s resistance to infection and disease”—an early hint of what would soon become the national obsession with. The Free the Nipple campaign is part of a larger mission to reclaim women’s bodies, sexuality and safety.

The campaigns main focus is on equality and empowerment of all human beings. I believe feminism is imbedded into this movement as it advocates women's rights on the ground of equality of the sexes.

@JuliaHB1 Hello, you can be a feminist and also own breasts. Bizarre thought, I know. — Georgia (@UpAndGeorgia) March 1, ~ Relephant: This is why we Still Need Feminism.

A Letter to all the Anti-Feminists. ~ ~ ~/10(99). Breasts have uses, but they don’t really have a sole, defining purpose. And, the way I see it, it is dismissive and unfair to say that the purpose of breasts is to feed children just because, for years, we—as a society—considered bearing children to be a woman’s only purpose.

That just isn’t reality anymore. Women have options/10(7). Nipples, nipples everywhere - and not a drop to drink. For the British celebrity femme, getting one's tits out for one's career has been one of the stranger developments of 90s life. But at the Author: Guardian Staff.

Images of breasts not too small, not too large as well as breasts without any veins, hair, stretch marks, nipples, or any other signs of life. conform to mainstream standard of desirable breasts. Real life examples. Censorship of breastfeeding magazine covers. Sad. Breast Varieties.

Wanna feel special. Well, humans are the only mammal of which the female’s breasts remain enlarged after puberty, not just during pregnancy. How mysterious and intriguing. One theory is that when our predecessors began walking upright, the breasts evolved to become a ‘frontal counterpart’ to the buttocks.

Other ideas include: breasts are also meant to act as cushions. Breastfeeding, Rhetoric, and the Politics of Feminism Article in Journal of Women Politics & Policy 34(4) October with 56 Reads How we measure 'reads'.

Editorial. Clinicians, public health advisors, nutritionists and others have been attempting to increase breastfeeding rates for the last few decades, with varying degrees of success [].However, health-related behaviours do not occur in isolation: by recognising the importance of social circumstances we can improve our understanding of infant feeding, thereby improving our ability to increase Cited by:   1.

The answers are in the margins. Too often, the breast-feeding dialogue is centered around the mainstream – typically white, middle-class women – and their experiences. The picture of breast-feeding needs more hourly workers, retail employees and recognition of the unique challenges for schoolteachers and health-care professionals.

I want to end my meandering thoughts about breasts by noting that scripture talks about breasts positively— in both the erotic sense (Song of Solomon and ) and the nourishment sense (Isaiah ).

Our bodies are beautifully designed and, as the Psalmist says, “I praise you because I am fearfully and wonderfully made” (Ps. Rather, mothers simply have moral reason(s) to breastfeed, stemming from the benefits of breast feeding for babies. According to Woollard and Porter, doing what one has moral reason to do is often.

From June to Aprilcosponsored by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and the Ad Council, the National Breastfeeding Awareness Campaign (NBAC) warned women that not breast-feeding put babies at risk for a variety of health problems.

“You'd never take risks before your baby is by: Book reviewed in this article: What Makes Women Sick: Gender and the Political Economy of Health by L Doyal (), pages, Macmillan Press, Great Britain.

Caring for Older People by T Smyth and M Geeves Feminism, Breasts and Breast‐Feeding by P Carter 50 Years of Influence: an oral history of Marjory Taylor by Beverley Taylor.

According to a poll conducted by Public Health England’s Start4Life campaign, 28 per cent of people do not support breastfeeding in public. This means that 72 per cent do – and that’s the figure on which most news reports are focused, with the implication that this should provide reassurance for the 34 per cent of breastfeeding mothers who feel embarrassed or uncomfortable.

My ob told me that by breast feeding I could reduce my chances of getting breast cancer by 40%. I’m not sure about the science of that study, but I can’t help but wonder if the anti-breast feeding movement of the s created a population of women at high risk for developing breast cancer later in life.

Like Like.Breastfeeding Is Not Immodest. By JoAnna Wahlund bush league attempt to reconcile soft feminism with hard Catholicism. Pope Francis has never said that it was preferable to display your breasts in public while breast-feeding rather than use a cover up and the fact that artists have fantasized about the Blessed Mother’s breasts does Author: Joanna Wahlund.Society’s Obsession With Breasts “That’s a very delicate part and you need to take proper care of it,” says a misogynistic society who is scared of the Indian culture but is so obsessed with them that they can’t resist fantasizing about every Bollywood movie, they want a female to wear a deep neck blouse and win the audience at the box office.