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Kashani-Sabet, Firoozeh, 1967-
Conceiving citizens : women and the politics of motherhood in Iran / Firoozeh Kashani-Sabet
Alternate Title Women and the politics of motherhood in Iran
Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, c2011
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 3rd Floor  HQ1735.2 .K377 2011    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Women -- Iran -- Social conditions
Motherhood -- Political aspects -- Iran
Women -- Sexual behavior -- Iran
Women -- Health and hygiene -- Iran
Physical Description xiii, 306 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 273-294) and index
Contents Healing Iran: hygiene and social change in the Qajar era -- Population politics: epidemics and the "crisis" of midwifery -- From celibacy to companionship: the evolution of Persian marriages -- Sexual mores, social lives: maternalism and venereal disease -- Giving birth: modern nursing and reproductive politics -- Schooling mothers: patriotic education and women's "renewal" -- Defrocking the nation: unveiling and the politics of dress -- From mothers to voters: suffrage, literacy, and family dynamics -- Managing birth: family planning and healthcare -- Civil liberties, civic wombs: women in the Islamic republic

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