Contamination and contagion: Environmental toxins, HIV/AIDS, and the problem of the maternal body

Hypatia 21 (1):137-156 (2006)
: Contemporary global health crises that involve mothers necessarily invoke the varied cultural problematics of maternal embodiment. Examining breastfeeding in light of current concerns about maternal contagion and contamination, with special attention to HIV and environmental toxins, allows us to consider how ambivalence toward maternal embodiment affects the ways we address these health crises within which mothers figure so significantly
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DOI 10.1353/hyp.2005.0141
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