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Published: 30 January 1992
DOI: 10.1215/9780822382584-010
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8258-4
... 9. Childbirth Education and Traditional Beliefs About Pregnancy and Childbirth c. W. Sullivan III In spite ofthe scientific and medical advances ofthe last few centuries (up to and including the recent "test1ube" babies), the events of...
Published: 25 October 1999
DOI: 10.1215/9780822382546-012
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8254-6
...from one womb and identical. When that woman died in childbirth, they opened her up and took out the four said sons,57 and the first they took out was caracaracol, which means mangy,58 and that caracaracol was called [Deminan];59 the others did not have names...
Published: 01 January 1998
DOI: 10.1215/9780822377580-009
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7758-0
... film devoted to re• examining our patriarchal society's mythologies about the ex• ~perience of childbirth. Because of her own history as an avant• garde filmmaker (this is her nineteenth film), Marjorie Keller does not conduct this reexamination in any clinical or polemical...
Book Chapter

By Pete Sigal
Published: 01 November 2011
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9486-0
...ILLUSTRATIONS 1. The temazcal, steambath 2 2. The cihuateotl, woman who died in childbirth 25 3. Tlazolteotl, ‘‘goddess of trash’’ 35 4. Tlazolteotl 36 5. Tlazolteotl 36 6. The tlacuilo, painter-writer 41 7. Tlazolteotl and Tezcatlipoca, ‘‘Smoking Mirror’’ 44 8. Ochpaniztli sweeping...
Published: 01 December 2010
DOI: 10.1215/9780822393030-017
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9303-0
... literary talent to recover—for her and for her mother—their lost property and social standing. Elizabeth had received an excellent education, rare for a girl of that era. In court she was known respectfully as “Westonia.” She married in 1603, bore seven children, and died in childbirth at the age of...
Published: 01 January 2003
DOI: 10.1215/9780822384960-027
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8496-0
... these precious childbearing years in school? It almost makes you feel guilty about waiting to have children Ironically, I know no one else my age who is having a baby. The women in my childbirth class were all in their mid-thirties. ‘‘Having a baby is a very nineteen-eighties thing to do said a...
Published: 01 January 1997
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7912-6
... forry-day period of seclusion after childbirth chiiha a mouse; a person afflicted with microcephaly churail ghost of a woman who dies during pregnancy or during the forty-day period of seclusion after childbirth dada paternal grandfather dam literally, breath. A ritual in which a pir...
Published: 23 March 2012
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9527-0
... feminist readers, who charge that his mothers eliminate “women altogether via the ap- propriation of her one useful capacity—pregnancy and childbirth— for men. . . . This desire to appropriate the birthing capacity for him- self and other male creators suggests that Nietzsche prefers a world that...
Published: 30 January 1992
DOI: 10.1215/9780822382584-013
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8258-4
... pain, 24 technical medicine, 100-101; contradic• Childbirth education, 170-77 tory models of, 109-10; definition of, Chiropractic (chiropractor), 8, 15, 21,24 100; and disbelief, 180, 182-83; docu• Christian Science, 15,24 mented in folklore archives, 181-82; Communitas: description of...
Book Chapter

By Paige West
Published: 10 May 2006
DOI: 10.1215/9780822388067-010
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8806-7
... (community-based natural 36; clans and, 44, 53, 56–58, 79, 117– resource management), 256 n.7 18; commodity-based systems and, 39; Chagnon, Napoleon, 230 leadership in, 56, 66; relations of, with Childbirth: birth control and, 92, 93–94; conservationists, 49...
Published: 25 October 1999
DOI: 10.1215/9780822382546-011
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8254-6
... died in childbirth, they opened her up and took out the four said sons,57 and the first they took out was caracaracol, which means mangy,58 and that caracaracol was called [Deminan];59 the others did not have names. CHAPTER X How thefour identical sons ofItiba...
Published: 01 January 2004
DOI: 10.1215/9780822385592-017
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8559-2
... the inner labia of the Hottentot, which constitute a new organ. One finds this same anomaly in 33 percent of normal European women, but in their case the cause is childbirth, while among prostitutes childbirth is the exception rather than the rule. Prehensile Feet A study by Ottolenghi and...
Published: 27 December 2010
DOI: 10.1215/9780822393252-009
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9325-2
... area in this showcase colony of Japan, only two thousand sent for licensed midwives or obstetricians for childbirth. Magara inferred that it was because “Taiwanese are stingy with money” and believed they would rather have cheaper lay (unlicensed) midwives. Gotō Kioshi, a professor at Taipei...
Published: 11 February 2013
DOI: 10.1215/9780822399063-009
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9906-3
... change; it compels us to face the fact that social worlds can—and do—undergo transformations, both large and small. That is, if there have been even minor shifts in the texture of ordinary experience, from habits of smoking and drinking, to childbirth, to routine assumptions about divorce and...
Published: 01 January 2003
DOI: 10.1215/9780822384694-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8469-4
... to the authority as well as oversight of a physician.≤ This medicalization of childbirth was the product of a complex inter- section of historical forces. It was partially propelled by a new state interest in taking over the patriarchal function formerly located in the patrimonial household...
Published: 28 December 1990
DOI: 10.1215/9780822382348-026
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8234-8
... Hemingway's story, Frazer states that in primitive society the rules of ceremonial purity observed by sacred kings, chiefs, and priests agree in many respects with the rules observed by "girls at their first menstruation, women after childbirth, homicides, mourners, and all persons who have come into...
... St. Louis. Her most recent research explores the intersections between French immigration policies, Islam, and reproductive strategies among Malian migrants in Paris. She is the author of Maternity, Medicine, and Power (California, 1989) and coeditor of Childbirth and Authoritative Knowledge...
Published: 01 January 2003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8496-0
... having a baby. The women in my childbirth class were all in their mid-thirties. ‘‘Having a baby is a very nineteen-eighties thing to do said a friend who is a twenty-seven-year- old corporate lawyer in New York. ‘‘The only thing is, you and Larry are much too young In medical school one day last...
Published: 08 September 2014
DOI: 10.1215/9780822376187-113
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7618-7
... boat and died. He was found a few days after on the mainland coast and was buried by the authorities. The wife of our faithful treasurer passed away during childbirth. In the month of March we lost another member, the brother of our wor- thy chaplain whose wife died also during last...
Published: 08 September 2014
DOI: 10.1215/9780822376187-114
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7618-7
... childbirth. In the month of March we lost another member, the brother of our wor- thy chaplain whose wife died also during last year. This division is still active and in the near future when we shall have fin- ished our own Liberty Hall, hope to welcome some of our noble executives for a...