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Author Gammeltoft, Tine, author.

Title Haunting images : a cultural account of selective reproduction in Vietnam / Tine M. Gammeltoft.

Publication Info. Berkeley : University of California Press, [2014]


Location Call No. Status
 PAS Central Library Non-Fiction, 3rd Floor    179.76 GAM    Available
Description xiii, 315 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Note "A Philip E. Lilienthal book"--Series title page.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 269-301) and index.
Contents Prologue: haunting decisions -- Introduction: choice as belonging -- Sonographic imaging and selective reproduction in Hanoi -- A collectivizing biopolitics -- Precarious maternal belonging -- Like a loving mother? moral engagements in medical worlds -- How have we lived? accounting for reproductive misfortune -- Beyond knowledge: everyday encounters with disability -- Questions of conscience -- Conclusion: toward an anthropology of belonging -- Appendix: core cases -- Notes -- Bibliography -- Index.
Subject Abortion -- Moral and ethical aspects -- Vietnam.
Abortion -- Social aspects -- Vietnam.
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