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327 Nancy Chin, PhD, MPH, is an associate professor in the Department of Community and Preventive Medicine at the University of Rochester School of Medicine and an associate of the Susan B. Anthony Institute at the University of Rochester. An anthropologist by training, Professor Chin’s work focuses on the intersection of gender, social class, culture, and health. She has conducted ethnographic fieldwork on gender and health in Ladakh, Antarctica, Tibet, and Rochester, New York. Joan E. Dodgson, PhD, FAAN, is an associate professor at the College of Nursing and Health Innovation at Arizona State University. She is a perinatal and lactation clinical specialist and a breastfeeding researcher who has conducted federally funded studies related to historic changes in infant feeding behavior, as well as the effects of culture on infant feeding and perinatal health disparities over the past twenty years. Ann Dozier, PhD, works in the School of Medicine and Dentistry at the University of Rochester. Her current research and fieldwork focus is program evaluation methods, including integration of qualitative and quantitative research methods, and maternal child health outcomes. Sally Dowling, MA, MPH, has an academic and work background in nursing and public health. She is currently a faculty member of the Department of Nursing and Midwifery, University of the West of England, Bristol. She has worked for many years in the National Health Service (NHS) in a variety of roles, most recently in Public Health, and is a member of the faculty of Public Health of the Royal College of Physicians of London. Her research interests include experiences of breastfeeding, breastfeeding in public, and the use of online methods in qualitative research. N. Danielle Duckett is finishing a PhD in sociology at the University of Kentucky in 2012. Her dissertation concerns the ways in which breastfeeding decisions affect the identity work performed by new mothers in Appalachia. Most of her previous research has been in the field of domestic violence, where her work has been published in Violence and Victims, Homicide Studies, and Violence Against Women. She teaches courses in sociology, as well as gender and women’s studies, at several colleges and universities in the Bluegrass Region of Kentucky. Aimee R. Eden is a doctoral candidate in the Department of Anthropology at the University of South Florida, where she is also working on her MPH in maternalchild health. She is engaged in breastfeeding-related work in her community and at the international level, serving on boards of directors of the International Board of Lactation Consultant Examiners (IBLCE) and the Kids Healthcare Foundation. Notes on Contributors 328 Notes on Contributors She holds a master’s degree in international development from Ohio University and is a returned Peace Corps volunteer (Kazakhstan 2000–2002). Linda C. Fentiman, JD, LLM, is the James D. Hopkins Professor at Pace University Law School in New York, specializing in health care law. She has also taught at the law schools of Columbia University, the University of Houston, Suffolk University, and the University of Warsaw in Poland, where she was a Fulbright Scholar. She has written extensively about bioethics, health care access and regulation, mental disability law, and criminal law, and is a Fellow of the New York Academy of Medicine. In 2010 she was a visiting scholar at the Center for Reproductive Rights in New York. Katherine A. Foss, PhD, is an assistant professor, Department of Journalism, Middle Tennessee State University, where she serves as graduate faculty and Women’s Studies faculty. Her research interests include media representations of breastfeeding, constructions of deafness and hearing loss in television, influence of historical context on fictional television programming, media constructions of health responsibility, and victimization and gender in contemporary television. Fiona Giles, PhD, is a senior lecturer in the Department of Media and Communications at Sydney University. She is the author of Fresh Milk: The Secret Life of Breasts and “The Uses of Pleasure: Reconfiguring Lactation, Sexuality and Mothering,” in Theorising and Representing Maternal Realities. Danielle Groleau, PhD, is an associate professor at McGill University in the Faculty of Medicine, Division of Social and Transcultural Psychiatry, and is a member of the Family Medicine Department. She is also senior investigator at the Culture and Mental Health Unit, Lady Davis Medical Institute, Jewish General Hospital, Montreal. She serves on the editorial board of the journal Transcultural Psychiatry and has graduate training in Medical Anthropology, Public Health, and Transcultural Psychiatry. She has completed multiple research projects on breastfeeding among Vietnamese immigrants, low-income French Canadians, and mothers of...

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ISBN
9780813553160
Related ISBN
9780813553030
MARC Record
OCLC
805510887
Pages
356
Launched on MUSE
2012-08-22
Language
English
Open Access
No
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