Lisa mitchell provides a critical anthropological perspective on the fetal subject particularly as it emerges through the practice of ultrasound imagingseeing the baby is now a routine and expected part of pregnancy and prenatal care in canada conventionally understood as a neutral and passive technology ultrasound appears to be a window through which to observe fetal sex age size . Babys first picture ultrasound and the politics of fetal subjects lisa meryn mitchell university of toronto press jan 1 2001 social science 258 pages 2 reviews appearing through developments in medicine in volatile debates over abortion rights in popular guides to pregnancy and in advertisements for cars and long distance telephone plans the fetus has become an increasingly . Lisa m mitchellbabys first picture ultrasound and the politics of fetal subjects toronto university of toronto press 2001 258 p un article de la revue recherches feministes science ingenierie et technologie diffusee par la plateforme erudit. Babys first picture ultrasound and the politics of fetal subjects february 2004 journal of health politics policy and law 291 doi 101215 03616878 29 1 156 authors christine h morton . Babys first picture book description mitchell argues what is seen through ultrasound is neither self evident nor natural but historically and culturally contingent and subject to a wide range of interpretation eisbn 978 1 4426 7114 0 subjects anthropology
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