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make_mod_mother - Making Modern Mothers: Ethics and Family...

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Making Modern Mothers: Ethics and Family Planning in Urban Greece based on fieldwork I conducted in Athens 1993-95 how I set out, and with what questions… can you explain the title? what cultural changes do I track? women evaluated on basis of sexuality —> mothering motherhood as purpose —> achievement (consumerism) controlling nature of sensuality —> controlling nature of fertility questions, points of clarification? discussion questions: How do I use "ethics" to understand how gender operates, and has changed, in urban Greece? How does "nature" enter into gender constructions? Do you think this model is specific to Greece, or might it be usefully applied to and/or adapted for another cultural setting, like the US? How would you characterize the moral discourse of abortion in Greece? How does it contrast with how abortion is debated in the US? Under what circumstances are Greek women seemingly able to reconcile use of abortion and proper motherhood? In what ways might this be both "good" and "bad" for women? How does family planning advocacy in Greece (and elsewhere) "rationalize sex"? What
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