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Product Details

  • Series: Critical Issues in Health and Medicine
  • Paperback: 356 pages
  • Publisher: Rutgers University Press; 1 edition (August 7, 2012)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0813553040
  • ISBN-13: 978-0813553047
  • Product Dimensions: 6 x 0.8 x 9 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1.2 pounds (View shipping rates and policies)
  • Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #1,452,325 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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"This well-written and accessible book is free of jargon, and covers a sweeping variety of topics. The case studies are interesting and often moving; this book is a desperately needed and important step toward reconciling feminist views on breastfeeding."
(Professor Karen Kedrowski coauthor of Breastfeeding Rights in the United States 2011-09-27)

"Beyond Health, Beyond Choice is a collection of 23 well-written and thoughtprovoking articles exploring a wide range of mother-related topics including race, class and culture, medicalization of breastfeeding support, marketing milk, guilt, media, and sexuality."
(International Lactation Consultant Association 2013-02-01)

"Recommended."
(Choice 2013-03-01)

About the Author

PAIGE HALL SMITH is Associate Professor of Public Health Education and Director of the Center for Women’s Health and Wellness at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. 

BERNICE L. HAUSMAN is Professor of English at Virginia Tech and the author of Mother’s Milk: Breastfeeding Controversies in American Culture and Viral Mothers: Breastfeeding in the Age of HIV/AIDS.

MIRIAM LABBOK is Professor and Director of the Carolina Global Breastfeeding Institute in the Department of Maternal and Child Health in the Gillings School of Global Public Health, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful By Scout of Sydney on January 17, 2013
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Excellent, well balanced and very important contribution to the heath of all nations.
The title says it all. The issue is beyong health and beyond choice
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