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Author Wolf, Joan B. (Joan Beth)
Title Is breast best? : taking on the breastfeeding experts and the new high stakes of motherhood / Joan B. Wolf.
Imprint New York : New York University Press, c2011.

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 OTTERBEIN MAIN COLLECTION  RJ216 .W65 2011    AVAILABLE  
Author Wolf, Joan B. (Joan Beth)
Series Biopolitics : medicine, technoscience, and health in the 21st century
Biopolitics (New York, N.Y.)
Subject Breast Feeding.
Health Knowledge, Attitudes, Practice.
Politics.
Public Opinion.
Breastfeeding.
Breastfeeding -- Government policy -- United States.
Breastfeeding -- Social aspects.
Description xvii, 241 p.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Preface : why breastfeeding? -- Monitoring mothers : a recent history of following the doctor's orders -- The science : does breastfeeding make smarter, happier, and healthier babies? -- Minding your own (risky) business : health and personal responsibility -- From the womb to the breast : total motherhood and risk-free children -- Scaring mothers : the government campaign for breastfeeding -- Conclusion : whither breastfeeding?
ISBN 9780814794814 (cl : alk. paper)
0814794815 (cl : alk. paper)
9780814795255 (ebook)
0814795250 (ebook)
OCLC # 643443387
Table of Contents
 Acknowledgmentsix
 Preface: Why Breastfeeding?xi
1.Monitoring Mothers1
 A Recent History of Following the Doctor's Orders 
2.The Science21
 Does Breastfeeding Make Smarter, Happier, and Healthier Babies? 
3.Minding Your Own (Risky) Business47
 Health and Personal Responsibility 
4.From the Womb to the Breast71
 Total Motherhood and Risk-Free Children 
5.Scaring Mothers107
 The Government Campaign for Breastfeeding 
6.Conclusion139
 Whither Breastfeeding? 
 Notes153
 Bibliography191
 Index231
 About the Author241