Embodying Culture: Pregnancy in Japan and Israel

@inproceedings{Ivry2009EmbodyingCP,
  title={Embodying Culture: Pregnancy in Japan and Israel},
  author={Tsipy Ivry},
  year={2009}
}
"With finely crafted ethnography, Tsipy Ivry engages her readers in the most intimate of experiences-pregnancy. Research in Japan and Israel reveals how medical knowledge and technologies are made use of differentially in these two locations by both physicians and women to accomplish a remarkably dissimilar embodiment of future motherhood. Ivry's position is that concern about the ramifications of technologically assisted reproduction should not usurp representations of the cultures of… CONTINUE READING

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