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På vej til at blive mor og far : (re)produktioner af køn, etnicitet og klasse i jordemoderkonsultationer

Frydendahl Larsen, Bolette LU (2010) In Kvinder, køn og forskning p.18-27
Abstract
On the way to parenthood - (re)productions of gender, ethnicity, race and class in midwife consultations.The premise of this article is that subject positions, which parents-to-be hold during pregnancy, influence their future parenthood. The article examines how such subject positions are produced in midwife consultations. It shows how the man in a heterosexual couple is positioned as peripheral while the woman is assigned the responsibility for the construction of the family by means of documents, architecture and midwife practices. At the same time, the article illustrates how midwife practices reproduce hierarchies of a superior white, majority ethnic, middle class norm which equals respectability, opposed to inferior non-white,... (More)
On the way to parenthood - (re)productions of gender, ethnicity, race and class in midwife consultations.The premise of this article is that subject positions, which parents-to-be hold during pregnancy, influence their future parenthood. The article examines how such subject positions are produced in midwife consultations. It shows how the man in a heterosexual couple is positioned as peripheral while the woman is assigned the responsibility for the construction of the family by means of documents, architecture and midwife practices. At the same time, the article illustrates how midwife practices reproduce hierarchies of a superior white, majority ethnic, middle class norm which equals respectability, opposed to inferior non-white, minority ethnic, working class deviations. (Less)
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På väg att bli mamma och pappaOn the Way to Mother- and Fatherhood : (Re)produktioner av genus, etnicitet och klass i barnmorskemottagningarReproductions of Gender, Ethnicity and Class in Midwife Consultations
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Föräldraskap, genus, normer, hälsokommunikation, makt, parenthood, gender, norms, health communication
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Kvinder, køn og forskning
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1
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10 pages
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København : Center for kvindeforskning, Københavns universitet
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0907-6182
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Danish
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8052fb0a-5752-43cf-ba18-9f1baf542e60
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https://tidsskrift.dk/index.php/KKF/article/view/44362/84138
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  abstract     = {On the way to parenthood - (re)productions of gender, ethnicity, race and class in midwife consultations.The premise of this article is that subject positions, which parents-to-be hold during pregnancy, influence their future parenthood. The article examines how such subject positions are produced in midwife consultations. It shows how the man in a heterosexual couple is positioned as peripheral while the woman is assigned the responsibility for the construction of the family by means of documents, architecture and midwife practices. At the same time, the article illustrates how midwife practices reproduce hierarchies of a superior white, majority ethnic, middle class norm which equals respectability, opposed to inferior non-white, minority ethnic, working class deviations.},
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  keyword      = {Föräldraskap,genus,normer,hälsokommunikation,makt,parenthood,gender,norms,health communication},
  language     = {dan},
  number       = {1},
  pages        = {18--27},
  publisher    = {København : Center for kvindeforskning, Københavns universitet},
  series       = {Kvinder, køn og forskning},
  title        = {På vej til at blive mor og far : (re)produktioner af køn, etnicitet og klasse i jordemoderkonsultationer},
  year         = {2010},
}