Maternal Sacrifice and Choice

  title={Maternal Sacrifice and Choice},
  author={Pam Lowe},
  • Pam Lowe
  • Published 2016
  • Sociology
  • Throughout the book, I have illustrated how ideas about the women’s roles as bearers and carers who naturally put their children first are used to justify a range of different ideological frameworks, policies and practices in the area of reproductive health. Whilst women are often offered a choice, the idea of maternal sacrifice is deployed to make it clear which option is the ‘right’ choice. This is not to suggest that women always accept or comply with these norms; however, the framing is… CONTINUE READING

    Create an AI-powered research feed to stay up to date with new papers like this posted to ArXiv