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Ties That Bind: Maternal Imagery and Discourse in Indian Buddhism

Reiko Ohnuma

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199915651
eISBN:
9780199950058
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199915651.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

This book is an exploration of maternal imagery and discourse in premodern South Asian Buddhism, drawing primarily on textual sources preserved in Pali and Sanskrit. It argues that Buddhism in India ... More


 Medically Assisted Reproduction

Mary Briody Mahowald

in Bioethics and Women: Across the Lifespan

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2006
ISBN:
9780195176179
eISBN:
9780199786558
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195176170.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Feminist Philosophy

Cases illustrating variables relevant to the following topics are presented: criteria for patient selection, egg “donation” and “surrogacy”, multiple gestations, and disposition of in vitro embryos ... More


The Experimental Science of Madness

Michel de Certeau, Luce Giard, and Michael B. Smith

in The Mystic Fable, Volume Two: The Sixteenth And Seventeenth Centuries

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780226209135
eISBN:
9780226209272
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226209272.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

Here Certeau, a specialist in the life and works of Jesuit Jean-Joseph Surin, considers Surin’s writings, which were long interrupted by madness, then resumed—taking on the form of the birth of a ... More


Epilogue

John C. Avise

in Evolutionary Perspectives on Pregnancy

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231160605
eISBN:
9780231531450
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231160605.003.0009
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

This epilogue presents the author's final points for the reader. The perspectives people hold in understanding the phenomena of pregnancy and motherhood seem insufficient. A more informed view of the ... More


Problems of Measuring Maternal Mortality

Irvine Loudon

in Death in Childbirth: An International Study of Maternal Care and Maternal Mortality 1800-1950

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198229971
eISBN:
9780191678950
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198229971.003.0003
Subject:
History, World Modern History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter discusses the problems in accurately determining maternal mortality rate. Ideally, pregnancies should be used as the denominator in the calculation of maternal mortality rate, but since ... More


“She Is the Mother and Begetter of the Conquerors”: Pregnancy, Gestation, and Enlightenment

Reiko Ohnuma

in Ties That Bind: Maternal Imagery and Discourse in Indian Buddhism

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199915651
eISBN:
9780199950058
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199915651.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

This chapter examines the use of pregnancy and gestation as metaphors for the attainment of buddhahood by looking at five different “metaphorical pregnancies” that define the Buddhist path. Two of ... More


A Life Course Approach to Chronic Disease Epidemiology

Diana Kuh, Yoav Ben Shlomo, and Susser Ezra (eds)

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780198578154
eISBN:
9780191724039
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198578154.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

The field of life course epidemiology has expanded rapidly since this book was first published. The purpose of this field is to study how biological and social factors during gestation, childhood, ... More


Coronary heart disease risk factors in children

Roberto J. Rona and Susan Chinn

in The National Study of Health and Growth

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780192629197
eISBN:
9780191723612
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780192629197.003.0008
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter assessed blood pressure, serum cholesterol, and physical fitness in classes in which the majority of the children were nine years old. Approximately 9% of the children had a cholesterol ... More


How family-based studies have added to understanding the life course epidemiology of reproductive health

Susan MB Morton and Janet Rich Edwards

in Family matters: Designing, analysing and understanding family based studies in life course epidemiology

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199231034
eISBN:
9780191723841
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199231034.003.0015
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

Reproductive events throughout a woman's life course tend to be both a product of the cumulative exposures a woman has been subject to before that event, as well as a marker for her likely future ... More


Ultrasound as an ancillary investigation in the management of pregnancy

Amy B. Levine and Charles J. Lockwood

in Antenatal and Neonatal Screening

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780192628268
eISBN:
9780191723605
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780192628268.003.0017
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter reviews the role of ultrasound as an ancillary technique in the establishment of gestational age; diagnosis of placenta previa; identification of intrauterine growth retardation; and ... More


There Are Two Sexes: 1990

Antoinette Fouque and Jean-Joseph Goux

Sylvina Boissonnas (ed.)

in There Are Two Sexes: Essays in Feminology

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231169868
eISBN:
9780231538381
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231169868.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Feminist Philosophy

This chapter argues that there are two sexes and that they are irreducible to one another. This irreducibility, it insists, arises from the dissymmetry between man and woman in the work of ... More


Our Editorial Policy Is a Poethics: September 1992

Antoinette Fouque and Jean-Joseph Goux

Sylvina Boissonnas (ed.)

in There Are Two Sexes: Essays in Feminology

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231169868
eISBN:
9780231538381
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231169868.003.0010
Subject:
Philosophy, Feminist Philosophy

This chapter explains the editorial policy of the publishing house Des femmes, owned by the Mouvement de Lib ération des Femmes (MLF), or Women's Liberation Movement. There is no difference between ... More


Recognitions: March 9, 1994

Antoinette Fouque and Jean-Joseph Goux

Sylvina Boissonnas (ed.)

in There Are Two Sexes: Essays in Feminology

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231169868
eISBN:
9780231538381
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231169868.003.0012
Subject:
Philosophy, Feminist Philosophy

This chapter reflects on the two research projects to which the chapter's author committed herself after completing her university education: research on the sociology of literature, on the French ... More


Gestation for Another, Paradigm of the Gift: 2009

Antoinette Fouque and Jean-Joseph Goux

Sylvina Boissonnas (ed.)

in There Are Two Sexes: Essays in Feminology

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231169868
eISBN:
9780231538381
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231169868.003.0024
Subject:
Philosophy, Feminist Philosophy

In the interview presented in this chapter, Antoinette Fouque talks about the subject of gestation for another person, seeing it as a further stage in the Women's Liberation Movement (MLF). According ... More


Reproduction and development

John D. Altringham

in Bats: From Evolution to Conservation

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780199207114
eISBN:
9780191810015
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199207114.003.0005
Subject:
Biology, Animal Biology

This chapter examines the reproduction and development of mammals and relates it to bats. It enumerates various mechanisms used by mammals and discusses how they have evolved to meet different ... More


Gradualism and Human Embodiment

Kate Greasley

in Arguments about Abortion: Personhood, Morality, and Law

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780198766780
eISBN:
9780191821059
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198766780.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter restates the reasons arguments for believing that our concept of a person has chiefly to do with a cluster of sophisticated cognitive and emotional capacities, and the perennial problem ... More


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