Good Enough Mothers: Practicing Nurture and Motherhood in Chiapas, Mexico (Fertility #49) (Hardcover)

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Motherhood in Mexico is profoundly shaped by the legacy of colonialism. This ethnography situates motherhood in a critical global health analysis of maternal health inequalities and interventions in the southeast state of Chiapas. Using a transitional life course framework, it demonstrates how the transition to motherhood is never complete. Once a good mother is defined, she becomes undefined, the goal posts moved, and the rules confronted.

Product Details
ISBN: 9781800732520
ISBN-10: 180073252X
Publisher: Berghahn Books
Publication Date: November 1st, 2021
Pages: 200
Language: English
Series: Fertility