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The Resource Haunting images : a cultural account of selective reproduction in Vietnam, Tine M. Gammeltoft

Haunting images : a cultural account of selective reproduction in Vietnam, Tine M. Gammeltoft

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Haunting images : a cultural account of selective reproduction in Vietnam
Title
Haunting images
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a cultural account of selective reproduction in Vietnam
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Tine M. Gammeltoft
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eng
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Based on years of careful ethnographic fieldwork in Hanoi, Haunting Images offers a frank and compassionate account of the moral quandaries that accompany innovations in biomedical technology. At the center of the book are case studies of thirty pregnant women whose fetuses were labeled ""abnormal"" after an ultrasound examination. By following these women and their relatives through painful processes of reproductive decision making, Tine M. Gammeltoft offers intimate ethnographic insights into everyday life in contemporary Vietnam and a sophisticated theoretical exploration of how subjectivit
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English
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non fiction
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Haunting images : a cultural account of selective reproduction in Vietnam, Tine M. Gammeltoft
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Haunting images : a cultural account of selective reproduction in Vietnam, Tine M. Gammeltoft
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http://www.jstor.org/stable/10.1525/j.ctt5vjzcm
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Includes bibliographical references and index
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Contents
Prologue: haunting decisions -- Introduction: choice as belonging -- Sonographic imaging and selective reproduction in Hanoi -- A collectivizing biopolitics -- Precarious maternal belonging -- Like a loving mother? moral engagements in medical worlds -- How have we lived? accounting for reproductive misfortune -- Beyond knowledge: everyday encounters with disability -- Questions of conscience -- Conclusion: toward an anthropology of belonging -- Appendix: core cases -- Notes -- Bibliography -- Index
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9781306408462
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