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Pregnant at work : low-wage workers, power, and temporal injustice

Title
Pregnant at work : low-wage workers, power, and temporal injustice / Elise Andaya.
ISBN
9781479817580
1479817589
9781479817597
1479817597
9781479817603
9781479817610
Publication
New York, NY : New York University Press, [2024]
Physical Description
197 pages : black and white illustrations ; 23 cm.
Summary
"A compelling analysis of time, care, and social inequality told through the lens of pregnant low-wage service workers and their efforts to access safety net prenatal care in New York City"-- Provided by publisher.
Format
Books
Language
English
Added to Catalog
June 18, 2024
Series
Anthropologies of American medicine: culture, power, and practice
Bibliography
Includes bibliographical references (pages 173-186) and index.
Contents
Introduction: Time and the Reproduction of Inequality in the Low-wage Service Sector
Service Labor and Temporal Governance in the "City that Never Sleeps"
Working while Pregnant: Conflicts between Labor, Clinical, and Gestational Time
Clinical Time and Racialized Inequality in Safety Net Prenatal Care
Cosmologies of Care: Temporal Justice and the Politics of Value
Time to Care: An Epilogue
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