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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


Birth Rates and Women's Bodies: Reproductive Labour

Hera Cook

in The Long Sexual Revolution: English Women, Sex, and Contraception 1800-1975

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780199252183
eISBN:
9780191719240
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199252183.003.0002
Subject:
History, Social History

This chapter introduces the concept of ‘reproductive labour’ to describe women's biological contribution to reproduction (omitted from the concept of domestic labour), and the impact of this upon the ... More


Mastering the Sexual Self: Contraception and Sexuality 1890s–1950s

Hera Cook

in The Long Sexual Revolution: English Women, Sex, and Contraception 1800-1975

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780199252183
eISBN:
9780191719240
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199252183.003.0006
Subject:
History, Social History

This chapter examines in detail the methods of contraception used from the 1890s to the 1950s, including abstaining from sexual intercourse. These include spermicides, condoms, diaphragms and other ... More


Conclusion

Sally Dowling, David Pontin, and Kate Boyer

in Social Experiences of Breastfeeding: Building Bridges between Research, Policy and Practice

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781447338499
eISBN:
9781447338543
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447338499.003.0019
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

This concluding chapter discusses the interdisciplinary approach taken towards the subject of breastfeeding and how these can contribute to policy and academic study. It shares some of the dialogue ... More


The Embodied and Providing Parent

Joanne Bailey

in Parenting in England 1760-1830: Emotion, Identity, and Generation

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199565191
eISBN:
9780191740664
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199565191.003.0003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, Family History

This chapter focuses upon the corporeality and materiality of representations of parental care. Mothers were associated with physically caring for their infants and sick children, though fathers’ ... More


Sexuality and Fertility in the Pre-Colonial Period

Shane Doyle

in Before HIV: Sexuality, Fertility and Mortality in East Africa, 1900-1980

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780197265338
eISBN:
9780191760488
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197265338.003.0002
Subject:
Anthropology, African Cultural Anthropology

This chapter challenges assumptions about the universalist traditions of African sexuality, by examining what is known about the sexual behaviour of Ankole, Buganda, and Buhaya before colonial rule. ... More


Social Experiences of Breastfeeding: Building Bridges between Research, Policy and Practice

Sally Dowling, David Pontin, and Kate Boyer (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781447338499
eISBN:
9781447338543
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447338499.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

This book brings together international academics, policy makers, and practitioners to build bridges between the real world and scholarship on breastfeeding. It asks the question: How can the latest ... More


Infancy Narratives

Barbara Charlesworth Gelpi

in Shelley’s Goddess: Maternity, Language, Subjectivity

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195073843
eISBN:
9780199855179
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195073843.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

The opening chapter introduces the linkage between Shelley’s ideas on maternity and breastfeeding in his youth and his eventual views on the nature of human experience. The chapter asserts that our ... More


Infant Feeding Practices: Rates, Risks of Not Breastfeeding, and Factors Influencing Breastfeeding

Zaharah Sulaiman, Lisa H. Amir, and Pranee Liamputtong

in Evolution, Early Experience and Human Development: From Research to Practice and Policy

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199755059
eISBN:
9780199979479
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199755059.003.0016
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology, Evolutionary Psychology

In the past, feeding newborn mammals with breast milk was never a choice but rather a natural way of feeding. Without the influence of culture and beliefs, babies would naturally continue to ... More


Introduction

Sally Dowling, David Pontin, and Kate Boyer

in Social Experiences of Breastfeeding: Building Bridges between Research, Policy and Practice

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781447338499
eISBN:
9781447338543
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447338499.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

This introductory chapter provides a brief background into the seminars which have helped to shape the publication of this book. Here, the emphasis is on breastfeeding, as it is a policy priority for ... More


‘Too precipitate’?: William Wilberforce and Barbara Spooner

Anne Stott

in Wilberforce: Family and Friends

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199699391
eISBN:
9780191739132
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199699391.003.0008
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter begins with an account of Wilberforce’s Practical View (1797). It then describes his precipitate engagement in Bath to Barbara Spooner. The couple’s honeymoon was spent visiting Hannah ... More


Raised on Christian Milk: Food and the Formation of the Soul in Early Christianity

John David Penniman

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780300222760
eISBN:
9780300228007
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300222760.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

What if the idea that “you are what you eat” weren’t a simple metaphor? What if it revealed a deeper medical, moral, and religious history about the relationship between food and the soul? In the ... More


Back To the Breast: Natural Motherhood and Breastfeeding in America

Jessica Martucci

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780226288031
eISBN:
9780226288178
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226288178.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

Breastfeeding rates in America fell throughout the 1950s and 1960s before beginning to climb again in the 1970s. This work argues that the development of an ideology of natural motherhood preceded ... More


“Just as a Mother’s Milk Flows from Her Breasts”: Breastfeeding and Compassionate Deeds

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/9780199915651.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

This chapter examines the use of breastfeeding as a metaphor for the compassionate deeds of buddhas and bodhisattvas. It argues that whereas the comparison between a mother’s breastfeeding and the ... More


Is Breast Best?: Taking on the Breastfeeding Experts and the New High Stakes of Motherhood

Joan B. Wolf

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814794814
eISBN:
9780814795255
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814794814.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Health, Illness, and Medicine

Why has breastfeeding re-asserted itself over the last twenty years, and why are the government, the scientific and medical communities, and so many mothers so invested in the idea? This book ... More


Critical appraisal of a prospective cohort study

J. Mark Elwood

in Critical Appraisal of Epidemiological Studies and Clinical Trials

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780198529552
eISBN:
9780191723865
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198529552.003.12
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter presents an example of the application of the scheme for critical appraisal: a prospective cohort study entitled ‘Long-term relation between breastfeeding and development of atopy and ... More


“Motherhood Raised to the nth Degree”: Breastfeeding in the Postwar Years

Jessica L. Martucci

in Back To the Breast: Natural Motherhood and Breastfeeding in America

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780226288031
eISBN:
9780226288178
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226288178.003.0003
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter explores the culture of motherhood surrounding breastfeeding in the postwar era, focusing primarily on the ways women encountered information about breastfeeding and the ideology of ... More


Maternal Expectations: New Mothers, Nurses, and Breastfeeding

Jessica L. Martucci

in Back To the Breast: Natural Motherhood and Breastfeeding in America

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780226288031
eISBN:
9780226288178
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226288178.003.0004
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

Chapter four continues to explore the contributions and experiences of scientific and medical experts to the history of breastfeeding through an analysis of the roles that nurses played in the ... More


Epilogue: Natural Motherhood Redux

Jessica L. Martucci

in Back To the Breast: Natural Motherhood and Breastfeeding in America

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780226288031
eISBN:
9780226288178
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226288178.003.0007
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

The Epilogue explores more recent attempts by U.S. mothers to reclaim authority over breastfeeding through various approaches. Some have challenged medical claims to the superiority of breast milk ... More


Introduction: Why Breastfeeding?

Jessica L. Martucci

in Back To the Breast: Natural Motherhood and Breastfeeding in America

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780226288031
eISBN:
9780226288178
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226288178.003.0008
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

The introduction explores the history of breastfeeding in the early 20th century, explains key terms, and establishes the book's intervention into the narrative and historiography of infant feeding. ... More


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