Breastwork: Rethinking Breastfeeding

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UNSW Press, 2005 - Health & Fitness - 207 pages
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Breastwork delivers an original and personal approach to a near-universal practice and doesn't shy from controversy or controversial topics, such as sexual desire and breastfeeding. It features a broad range of illustrations from Renaissance paintings of mother and child (Madonna del Latte) to Jerry Hall breastfeeding on the cover of Vanity Fair and Kate Langbroek breastfeeding on The Panel to a banned New Zealand health poster of a man breastfeeding at work.
  

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Contents

Performing breastfeeding rethinking nature
12
Medicalising breastfeeding headwork versus breastwork
41
Publicising breastfeeding scandal in the city
66
Sexualising breastfeeding science to kink
84
Pictorialising breastfeeding models of maternity
110
Racialising breastfeeding black breasts white milk
136
Advocating breastfeeding choice choice choice
159
Conclusion
187
References
191
Index
205
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About the author (2005)

Alison Bartlett is the Director of the Centre for Women's Studies at the University of Western Australia.

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