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Sharing Milk: Mothering, Work, and Emotional Materiality

Shannon Carter and Beatriz Reyes-Foster

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781529202083
eISBN:
9781529202106
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529202083.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

The feeding of human milk to socially and biologically unrelated infants is not a new phenomenon, but the Euroamerican values of individualism have generated expectations that mothers are ... More


 Northern Panels of the Northern Path: Transforming Power

D. Dennis Hudson

in The Body of God: An Emperor's Palace for Krishna in Eighth Century Kanchipuram

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780195369229
eISBN:
9780199871162
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195369229.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, Hinduism

The six panels facing north in the middle‐floor sanctum document the different stages of purification of consciousness within the devotee during the predawn “Brahma's hour.” This chapter examines ... More


Organ Donation and Cosmetic Enhancement

Abdulaziz Sachedina

in Islamic Biomedical Ethics Principles and Application

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195378504
eISBN:
9780199869688
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195378504.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Islam

The chapter deals with the sanctity and integrity of the human body after death. Anatomical dissection and postmortem examinations are a routine part of medical education and diagnostic techniques ... More


‘Drink More Milk’

Mariel Grant

in Propaganda and the Role of the State in Inter-War Britain

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198204442
eISBN:
9780191676284
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198204442.003.0006
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter focuses on the inter-war campaign to increase milk consumption in Britain. Publicizing milk had been chosen for several reasons. Conducted over the entire period, the overall campaign ... More


Fountain of Presence, Fountain of Presence, Breasts of Wine:: The Flow of Knowledge in the The Flow of Knowledge in the In Canticum canticorum

Martin Laird

in Gregory of Nyssa and the Grasp of Faith: Union, Knowledge, and Divine Presence

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
November 2004
ISBN:
9780199267996
eISBN:
9780191601576
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199267995.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

Discusses how knowledge of God works in Gregory. While God is beyond the grasp of comprehension, soul unites with God in the unknowing of faith. Faith yet gives something to the mind.


Milk-Sharing Practices

Shannon K. Carter and Beatriz M. Reyes-Foster

in Sharing Milk: Mothering, Work, and Emotional Materiality

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781529202083
eISBN:
9781529202106
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529202083.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

This chapter talks about mothers named Cassie and Thelma who spent many hours and invested significant bodily, emotional, and financial resources to engage in milk-sharing. It focuses on the ... More


Conclusion

Shannon K. Carter and Beatriz M. Reyes-Foster

in Sharing Milk: Mothering, Work, and Emotional Materiality

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781529202083
eISBN:
9781529202106
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529202083.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

This chapter studies two news headlines that were circulating within the milk-sharing communities. It reviews the article in The Washington Post titled “Why These Bikers Crisscross New York ... More


Healing and Harming

Michael Ostling

in Between the Devil and the Host: Imagining Witchcraft in Early Modern Poland

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199587902
eISBN:
9780191731228
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199587902.003.0006
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History, Social History

Witch-trials took place in a context of folk cosmology of the limited good—the notion that there is only a limited supply of health, fertility, and luck in the world. Symbols of this good were dew ... More


Richard Crashaw

Robert Ellrodt

in Seven Metaphysical Poets: A Structural Study of the Unchanging Self

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198117384
eISBN:
9780191670923
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198117384.003.0009
Subject:
Literature, Poetry, 17th-century and Restoration Literature

Everything is or tends to be solid in John Donne's, George Herbert's, or even Andrew Marvell's worlds of imagination; nothing is in Richard Crashaw's world, where everything is either liquid or ... More


Embodiment as a gauge of individual, public and planetary health

Maia Boswell-Penc

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/9781447338499.003.0016
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

This chapter begins by considering the specific context of the workplace as it presents significant barriers to women seeking to continue breastfeeding as they return to work. From there, the chapter ... 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


Ascetic Eucharists: Food and Drink in Early Christian Ritual Meals

Andrew McGowan

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780198269724
eISBN:
9780191683770
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198269724.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

The early Eucharist has usually been seen as sacramental eating of token bread and wine in careful or even slavish imitation of Jesus and his earliest disciples. In fact the evidence suggests great ... More


Propaganda and the Role of the State in Inter-War Britain

Mariel Grant

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198204442
eISBN:
9780191676284
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198204442.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This is a study of government publicity activities in Britain between the wars. The book focuses on the development of a public relations bureaux and information services in Whitehall. It shows how ... More


The Journalist of Castro Street: The Life of Randy Shilts

Andrew E. Stoner

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780252042485
eISBN:
9780252051326
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252042485.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gay and Lesbian Studies

First-ever biography of controversial journalist and author Randy Shilts, one of the nation’s first openly gay reporters for a major daily newspaper. Known for his tenacity in reporting, he quickly ... More


Introduction: Sharing Milk

Shannon K. Carter and Beatriz M. Reyes-Foster

in Sharing Milk: Mothering, Work, and Emotional Materiality

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781529202083
eISBN:
9781529202106
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529202083.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

This chapter provides original sociological thinking in order to bear on contemporary gender relations, divisions, and issues of concern to feminists. It analyzes human milk-sharing communities in a ... More


Theorizing Milk Sharing

Shannon K. Carter and Beatriz M. Reyes-Foster

in Sharing Milk: Mothering, Work, and Emotional Materiality

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781529202083
eISBN:
9781529202106
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529202083.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

This chapter highlights the ways in which milk-sharing encompasses an array of embodied and social practices through the experiences of a single mother named Anna. It explores how milk itself has an ... More


The Milk-Sharing Network

Shannon K. Carter and Beatriz M. Reyes-Foster

in Sharing Milk: Mothering, Work, and Emotional Materiality

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781529202083
eISBN:
9781529202106
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529202083.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

This chapter focuses on Educated Mama, a closed Facebook group devoted to natural parenting and informed choice and addresses questions about child development, baby sleep, and cloth diapering. It ... More


Safe Mothers, Healthy Babies: Reproductive Health in the Twentieth Century

Milton Kotelchuck

in Silent Victories: The History and Practice of Public Health in Twentieth Century America

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195150698
eISBN:
9780199865185
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195150698.003.06
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

The decline of infant and maternal mortality represents one of the greatest public health achievements of the 20th century. From 1900 through 2000, infant mortality in the United States declined ... More


Saving Babies and Mothers: Pioneering Efforts to Decrease Infant and Maternal Mortality

Jacqueline H. Wolf

in Silent Victories: The History and Practice of Public Health in Twentieth Century America

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195150698
eISBN:
9780199865185
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195150698.003.07
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter examines the efforts of late-19th and early-20th century reformers to lower infant and maternal mortality in the United States. Earlier fatalistic attitudes toward infant and maternal ... More


Background to the study

Roberto J. Rona, Walter W. Holland, 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/9780192629197.003.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

In 1970, the government announced changes to end the provision of free welfare milk, free school milk following the child's seventh birthday, and school meals to become less subsidised over time. As ... More


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