Maternities and modernities: colonial and postcolonial experiences in Asia and the Pacific
Includes bibliographical references and index. Introduction : colonial and postcolonial plots in histories of maternities and modernities / Margaret Jolly -- Shaping reproduction : maternity in early twentieth-century Malaya / Lenore Manderson -- Modernizing the Malay mother / Maila Stivens -- "Good wives and mothers" or "dedicated workers"? : contradictions of domesticity in the "mission of sisterhood", Travancore, south India / Jane Haggis -- Maternity and the story of enlightenment in the colonies : Tamil coastal women, south India / Kalpana Ram -- Dai and the doctor : discourses on women's reproductive health in rural Bangladesh / Santi Rozario -- Other mothers : maternal "insouciance" and the depopulation debate in Fiji and Vanuatu, 1890-1930 / Margaret Jolly -- Just add water : remaking women through childbirth, Anganen, Southern Highlands, Papua New Guinea / Leanne Merrett-Balkos -- From sisters to wives : changing contexts of maternity on Simbo, Western Solomon Islands / Christine Dureau -- Epilogue : maternal experience and feminist body politics : Asian and Pacific perspectives / Kalpana Ram.
- LCC: HQ759
- Dewey Decimal: 306.874/3/095
- Language: eng
- Physical Description: xiii, 305 p. : ill., map ; 24 cm.
- Edition Info: (pbk.)
- Motherhood -- Asia
- Motherhood -- Pacific Area
- Motherhood -- Pacific Region
- Mothers -- Asia
- Mothers -- Pacific Area
- Mothers -- Pacific Region
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