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Premature Predicaments

Dána-Ain Davis

in Reproductive Injustice: Racism, Pregnancy, and Premature Birth

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781479812271
eISBN:
9781479805662
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479812271.003.0002
Subject:
Anthropology, Medical Anthropology

This chapter examines the definitions of prematurity over time and specifically explores how racial science has been used to animate the definitions and etiology, or causes, of premature birth. This ... More


Charity Begins and Ends at Home: Edith Wharton’s Summer

Carol J. Singley

in Adopting America: Childhood, Kinship, and National Identity in Literature

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199779390
eISBN:
9780199895106
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199779390.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, American, 19th Century Literature

Edith Wharton’s Summer (1917) signals the death of romantic myths of adoption and nation building. Rescued from a renegade Mountain community, Charity bears a name ironically referencing acts of ... More


Introduction

Dána-Ain Davis

in Reproductive Injustice: Racism, Pregnancy, and Premature Birth

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781479812271
eISBN:
9781479805662
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479812271.003.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Medical Anthropology

The introduction sheds light on the crisis of premature birth among Black women. It lays out the theoretical terrain on which premature birth is generally understood and develops the rationale of ... More


What Child Is This?: Jesus, Lord Lao, and Divine Identity

Bede Benjamin Bidlack

in Comparing Faithfully: Insights for Systematic Theological Reflection

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780823274666
eISBN:
9780823274710
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823274666.003.0011
Subject:
Religion, Theology

Similarity across religious boundaries attracts many comparative theologians to the effort of their work. But what happens if the similarity is so striking that a doctrinal turf war erupts? Engaging ... More


Lifetimes

Ruth Gamble

in Reincarnation in Tibetan Buddhism: The Third Karmapa and the Invention of a Tradition

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
August 2018
ISBN:
9780190690779
eISBN:
9780190690809
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190690779.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, World Religions, Buddhism

Chapter 1 describes the Karmapas’ multi-life tale and the construction of their narrative. It does this by outlining the life stories of the first two Karmapas and then describes how the second ... More


How the Deal Was Born: A Collection of Birth Stories

Chaitanya Ravi

in A Debate to Remember: The US-India Nuclear Deal

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
March 2019
ISBN:
9780199481705
eISBN:
9780199091034
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199481705.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

The chapter begins with a brief history of lukewarm Indo-US relations during the Cold War and the reasons for the lack of depth. The chapter then traces the converging trends including the collapse ... More


Sin in the Gospel of Matthew

Jeffrey Siker

in Sin in the New Testament

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
August 2020
ISBN:
9780190465735
eISBN:
9780190465773
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190465735.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies, Theology

Matthew’s Gospel builds on the portrait of Jesus and sin found in Mark, but adds a birth story to make it clear that Jesus will save his people from their sins. Matthew thus invokes the significance ... More


Inventing the Donor / Inventing the Self

Rosanna Hertz and Margaret K. Nelson

in Random Families: Genetic Strangers, Sperm Donor Siblings, and the Creation of New Kin

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
October 2018
ISBN:
9780190888275
eISBN:
9780190888305
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190888275.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family, Gender and Sexuality

This chapter describes how children begin to understand the meaning of donor conception to make sense of the hollow concept of a donor. It explores how children of different ages imagine the sperm ... More


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