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Gálvez, Alyshia
Patient citizens, immigrant mothers : Mexican women, public prenatal care, and the birth weight paradox / Alyshia Gálvez
New Brunswick, N.J. : Rutgers University Press, c2011
book jacket
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 3rd Floor  HQ1462 .G35 2011    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Women -- Mexico -- Social conditions
Women immigrants -- United States -- Social conditions
Prenatal care -- United States
Childbirth -- United States -- Cross-cultural studies
Physical Description xi, 211 p. ; 24 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 171-195) and index
Contents Paradoxes and patients : immigrants and prenatal care -- Immigrant aspirations and the decisions families make -- Remembering reproductive care in rural Mexico -- Becoming patients : birth experiences in New York City -- Critical perspectives on prenatal care -- Prenatal care and the reception of immigrants : reflections and suggestions for change
Series Critical issues in health and medicine

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