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Published: 20080820

By: Gail Landsman

Reconstructing Motherhood and Disability in the Age of Perfect Babies

by Gail Landsman

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Examining mothers of newly diagnosed disabled children within the context of new reproductive technologies and the discourse of choice, this book uses anthropology and disability studies to revise the concept of “”normal”” and to establish a social environment in which the expression of full lives will prevail.

Title:
Reconstructing Motherhood and Disability in the Age of Perfect Babies
ISBN-10:
0415917891
ISBN-13:
9780415917896
Author:
Gail Landsman
Publisher:
CRC Press
Published Date:
20080820
Binding
Paperback / softback
Pages:
288
Language:
English
Product Dim.:
9 H x 6 W (inches)

Gail Landsman

Gail Heidi Landsman (Ph.D., Catholic University) is Associate Professor of Anthropology at the University of Albany, SUNY, where she teaches courses in gender, reproduction, and disability.  She is the author of numerous book chapters, articles in peer-reviewed journals, and a previous book Sovereignty and Symbol.  She is also the mother of three children, one of whom has cerebral palsy.

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About the Author

Gail Heidi Landsman (Ph.D., Catholic University) is Associate Professor of Anthropology at the University of Albany, SUNY, where she teaches courses in gender, reproduction, and disability.  She is the author of numerous book chapters, articles in peer-reviewed journals, and a previous book Sovereignty and Symbol.  She is also the mother of three children, one of whom has cerebral palsy.

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