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Born in the U.S.A.: Culture and Reproduction in Modern America
Sample reading list:
Peter Ellison, On Fertile Ground: A Natural History of Reproduction
Raymond DeVries, A Pleasing Birth
Barbara Katz Rothman, In Labor
Robbie Davis-Floyd, Birth as an American Rite of Passage
Ina May Gaskin, Spiritual Midwifery
Sarah Blaffer Hrdy, Mother Nature: Maternal Instincts
See instructor for complete list
Approximately 200-250 pages of reading per week. Students are required to view several films. One 3-5pp. paper, two 5-7pp. papers and one 15-20 pp. paper.
Papers - 40%
Term Paper(s) - 40%
Class/Precept Participation - 20%
A prior course in sociology or anthropology would be helpful, but is not required.
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