This episode, Julie Artis discusses her Fall 2009 Contexts article, Breastfeed at your own Risk — which you can read online at thesocietypages.org for free, by the way! Artis discusses the history of breastfeeding, and what breastfeeding can tell us about motherhood, gender and culture. She also addresses the reaction to her article and it’s title.
But first, Jeremy Minyard shares a discovery about socioeconomic differences in college transfer.
SOCIAL CONSTRUCTION OF THE BODY: The nipple — May 12, 2015
[…] with the female nipple. (For more about the sociology of breastfeeding listen to this “Office Hours” edition with Julie Artis or read this edition of SociologyInFocus). Forty-Nine states have laws allowing women to […]