General readers and students of all levels. Through a sophisticated treatment of feminist views, the authors unpack the complexity of issues surrounding breastfeeding and women's reproductive rights. California Newsreel, 2007 Call Number: Boca Raton Media Center Monitoring Sweatshops: Workers, Consumers, and the Global Apparel Industry By Jill Ebenshade. Kedrowski and Lipscomb catalog and analyze all the laws, policies, judicial opinions, cultural mores, and public attitudes that bear on breastfeeding in America. Routledge, 2006 Call Number: Available online via Breastfeeding and Human Lactation Edited by Jan Riordan and Karen Wambach. Congress, and the coauthor of Breastfeeding Rights in the United States. Sage Publications, 1998 Call Number: No Sweat: Fashion, Free Trade, and the Rights of Garment Workers Edited by Andrew Ross.
Series: Country of Publication: United States Publisher: Westport, Conn. Kedrowski and Marilyn Stine Sarow present evidence from more than 4,200 news articles to show that the different groups have had markedly different impacts. Series Title: Responsibility: Karen M. Institute for International Economics, 2003 Call Number: At Jupiter Can We Put an End to Sweatshops? The authors predict that framing the breastfeeding right in this way provides the basis for a new strategic coalition between breastfeeding advocates and liberal feminists, who have historically been wary of one another's rhetoric. Contents may have variations from the printed book or be incomplete or contain other coding. Routledge, 2003 Call Number: Sweatshop Warriors: Immigrant Women Workers Take on the Global Factory By Miriam Ching Yoon.
Aggravating the double bind is the prominence of the breast in American culture as a sexual object. The problem, then, is the degree to which mothers are vulnerable to shame generally, regardless of infant feeding practices. I spent the first 18 years of my life tyring to get off that small farm and away from that small town. The images generated conversations both positive and negative, but most importantly informative. I have been Chair of the Political Science department since November 2000 and the Director of the West Forum since 2008. Note: Contents data are machine generated based on pre-publication provided by the publisher. University of Michigan Press, 2008 Call Number: Behind the Label: Inequality in the Los Angeles Apparel Industry By Edna Bonacich and Richard P.
Contents: Introduction -- A brief history of breastfeeding in the United States -- Breastfeeding in the public eye: public opinion and media coverage -- Limited rights: breastfeeding rights in federal law and litigation -- Uneven and competing rights: breastfeeding rights and state policy -- A democratic, feminist approach to breastfeeding rights. Routledge, 2005 Call Number: Low Pay, High Profile: The Global Push for Fair Labor By Andrew Ross. Cancer Activism Gender, Media, and Public Policy The first comparison of the breast cancer and prostate cancer movements Cancer Activism explores the interplay between advocacy, the media, and public perception through an analysis of breast cancer and prostate cancer activist groups over a nearly twenty-year period. Breastfeeding Rights in the United States represents an important advance toward policy change. These works were published as Breastfeeding Rights in the United States with Michael Lipscomb, 2008 Praeger and as Cancer Activism with Marilyn Stine Sarow, 2007 University of Illinois Press. Page 65 : Breastfeeding is deeply connected to cultural meanings of the female breast. I was affiliated with McGill University in Montreal, Quebec.
Kedrowski and Lipscomb catalog and analyze all the laws, policies, judicial opinions, cultural mores, and public attitudes that bear on breastfeeding in America. Hence the organization of this analysis reflects a conventional focus on history, public opinion, and state as well as national laws, and a concluding chapter touted as democratic feminist. Woliver, author of The Political Geographies of Pregnancy and From Outrage to Action: The Politics of Grass-roots Dissent Karen M. The white middle-class married mothers of La Leche League that Blum talks to find breastfeeding to be a deeply gratifying experience of embodiment despite our society's rigid disciplining of female bodies and their appetites. The problem, then, is the degree to which mothers are vulnerable to shame generally, regardless of infant feeding practices. At present he is working on a book about the relationship between the constructed tempos of modern life and the experiential sensibilities that underwrite various commitments to environmental politics.
Breastfeeding Rights in the United States shows that the right to breastfeed in this country exists only in a negative sense: you can do it unless someone takes you to court. Research Interests: I am formally trained as a congressional scholar, and I have studied several aspects of congressional communication. This suggests a failure within the social support systems that women must navigate as they leave the supportive environment of hospitals and enter a social world that is barely accepting of, and often hostile toward, breastfeeding women. For others, breastfeeding feels like a coercive use of their bodies, and they are repulsed by the physical act or the public display of breastfeeding. The authors conclude that the solution to this problem requires new theory and new strategy. For Shame: Feminism, Breastfeeding Advocacy, and Maternal Guilt For Shame: Feminism, Breastfeeding Advocacy, and Maternal Guilt Taylor, Erin N.
The E-mail message field is required. Aggravating the double bind is the prominence of the breast in American culture as a sexual object. I am currently working on a study of the media coverage of Speaker Nancy Pelosi. The authors are sensitive to the dynamics of race, social class, sexuality, and social location which often lead to targeting biases in public policies such as breast feeding. The double bind creates coercively structured choices that are incompatible with the meaningful exercise of rights. New Press, 2004 Call Number: At Jupiter Made in L. Weaving in to the analysis the situation of incarcerated women particularly illuminates the intersectionality of gender, race, class, and sexuality and the brave attempts by women from all walks of life to define for themselves how they will feed and nurture their babies.
A must-read for anyone studying the interplay of health communication, medicine, media advocacy, and government policy, this book promises to be one of the most important reads in health communication and will be cited for years to come. Rutgers University Press, 2005 Call Number: Also available online via Sweatshop: The History of an American Idea By Laura Hapke. The authors conclude that the solution to this problem requires new theory and new strategy. By Kimberly Ann Elliott and Richard B. General readers and students of all levels. Kedrowski and Lipscomb catalog and analyze all the laws, policies, judicial opinions, cultural mores, and public attitudes that bear on breastfeeding in America. Interviewing three distinct groups of women, she discovers that the desirability and possibility of breastfeeding varies greatly.
Praeger, 2003 Call Number: Slaves to Fashion: Poverty and Abuse in the New Sweatshops By Robert J. Breastfeeding Rights in the United States represents an important advance toward policy change. I hold degrees from degrees from the and the at the. They then explore the classic double bind: social norms promulgated by the medical and public health establishment say breast is best; but social practices in the workplace and in public spaces make breastfeeding difficult. Lipscomb is associate professor of political science at Winthrop University, where he teaches political theory and American politics.