Throwntogetherness

or, the juxtaposition of previously unrelated trajectories

Geopolitics of Birth

I recently gave a talk for a Homebirth Canterbury event. In it, I considered some of the connections between the #metoo campaign around sexual harassment and assault, and the #enough campaign aimed at ending harassment and assault in birthing. Drawing on a research project with Katharine McKinnon and Stephen Healy, I think about how birth could be about territory, but also how normal birth could be a kind of cultural commons. You can listen here.

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This entry was posted on November 17, 2017 by in Healthcare, Research in Progress and tagged , , , , .
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