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The Resource The public life of the fetal sonogram : technology, consumption, and the politics of reproduction, Janelle S. Taylor

The public life of the fetal sonogram : technology, consumption, and the politics of reproduction, Janelle S. Taylor

Label
The public life of the fetal sonogram : technology, consumption, and the politics of reproduction
Title
The public life of the fetal sonogram
Title remainder
technology, consumption, and the politics of reproduction
Statement of responsibility
Janelle S. Taylor
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In The Public Life of the Fetal Sonogram, medical anthropologist Janelle S. Taylor analyzes the full sociocultural context of ultrasound technology and imagery. Drawing upon ethnographic research both within and beyond the medical setting, Taylor shows how ultrasound has entered into public consumer culture in the United States. The book documents and critically analyzes societal uses for ultrasound such as nondiagnostic?keepsake? ultrasound businesses that foster a new consumer market for these blurry, monochromatic images of eagerly awaited babies, and anti-abortion clinics that use ultraso
Member of
Action
digitized
Cataloging source
N$T
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1965-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Taylor, Janelle S.
Dewey number
618.3207543
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Language note
English
LC call number
RG628.3.U58
LC item number
T39 2008eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
NLM call number
  • 2008 M-549
  • WQ 209
NLM item number
T243p 2008
Series statement
Studies in medical anthropology
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Fetus
  • Ultrasonography, Prenatal
  • Economics
  • Commodification
  • Marketing of Health Services
  • Mothers
  • Ultrasonography, Prenatal
  • MEDICAL
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE
  • Ultraschalldiagnostik
  • Pränatale Diagnostik
  • Alltagskultur
Label
The public life of the fetal sonogram : technology, consumption, and the politics of reproduction, Janelle S. Taylor
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 181-196) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
mixed
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Sonographers and the making of the public fetus -- Obstetrical ultrasound between medical practice and public culture -- Love machine : the theory of ultrasound bonding -- Prenatal diagnosis, pregnancy, and consumption -- Entertaining fetuses : keepsake ultrasound and crisis pregnancy centers
Control code
289929653
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xi, 205 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9786611801700
Lccn
2007051732
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt4jvgwj
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)289929653
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Label
The public life of the fetal sonogram : technology, consumption, and the politics of reproduction, Janelle S. Taylor
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 181-196) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
mixed
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Sonographers and the making of the public fetus -- Obstetrical ultrasound between medical practice and public culture -- Love machine : the theory of ultrasound bonding -- Prenatal diagnosis, pregnancy, and consumption -- Entertaining fetuses : keepsake ultrasound and crisis pregnancy centers
Control code
289929653
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xi, 205 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9786611801700
Lccn
2007051732
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt4jvgwj
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)289929653
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.

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