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Introduction: Migration and the Politics of Reproduction and Health: Tracking Global Flows through Ethnography
Sunil K. Khanna and Maya Unnithan-Kumar

Chapter 1. Migration, Belonging and the Body that Births: Pakistani Women in Britain
Kaveri Qureshi

Chapter 2. To Be or Not To Be?: Cape Verdean Student Mothers in Portugal
Elizabeth P. Challinor

Chapter 3. ‘Good Women Stay at Home. Bad Women Go Everywhere’: Agency, Sexuality and Self in Sri Lankan Migrant Narratives
Sajida Z. Ally

Chapter 4. ‘No That’s not a Religious Thing, That’s a Cultural Thing’: Culture in the Provision of Health Services for Bangladeshi Mothers in East London
Laura Griffith

Chapter 5. Health Inequalities and Perceptions of Place: Migrant Mothers’ Accounts of Birth and Loss in Northwest India
Maya Unnithan-Kumar

Chapter 6. Acculturation and Experiences of Postpartum Depression amongst Immigrant Mothers
Mirabelle E. Fernandes-Paul   

Chapter 7. ‘A Mother who Stays but Cannot Provide is not as Good’: Migrant Mothers in Hanoi, Vietnam
Catherine Locke, Nguyen Thi Ngan Hoa and Nguyen Thi Thanh Tam

Chapter 8. ‘A “City-Walla” Prefers a Small Family’: Son Preference and Sex Selection among Punjabi Migrant Families in Urban India
Sunil K. Khanna

Chapter 9. Restoring the Connection: Aboriginal Midwifery and Relocation for Childbirth in First Nation Communities in Canada
Rachel Olson


The Cultural Politics of Reproduction

Migration, Health and Family Making

Edited by Maya Unnithan-Kumar and Sunil K. Khanna

206 pages, bibliog., index

ISBN  978-1-78238-544-8 Hb Published (November 2014)

eISBN 978-1-78238-545-5 eBook