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2020-2021 Catalog 
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ANT 319 - Contradictions in Contemporary Motherhood: Culture, Biomedicine, Political Economy


Contemporary mothering happens at the crossroads of conflicting forces and discourses. This seminar frames motherhood as a window on women’s changing rights and status, and as a fruitful topic for feminist theorizing. Readings will situate the topic in its historical, rhetorical, and cross-cultural contexts and will also explore the globalized networks of migration that increasingly affect motherhood.

Satisfies a major & minor requirement in Anthropology.

Satisfies the Social-Scientific Thought requirement.

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