REPRODUCTION AND ITS POLITICS
COURSE CODE : MWG 009
COURSE TITLE : WOMEN AND SOCIAL STRUCTURE
ASSIGNMENT NO. : MWG 009/AST/TMA-2017
MAXIMUM MARKS : 100
NOTE: THE ASSIGNMENT HAS TWO SECTIONS. ALL THE SECTIONS ARE COMPULSORY. PLEASE WRITE YOUR ANSWERS IN YOUR OWN WORDS. ASSIGNMENTS WITH PLAGIARIZED MATERIAL WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED. PLEASE READ STATEMENT ON PLAGIARISM IN THE PROGRAMME GUIDE.
most of the scholarship on the concern, up through the Sixties, was primarily based on move-cultural surveys focused at the beliefs, norms, and values surrounding reproductive behaviors. multiple methodologies and subspecialties, and fields like social history, human biology, and demography had been applied for the analysis. The idea of the politics of replica synthesizes local and international perspectives. The subject matters investigated consist of: the idea of reproduction, population control, and the internationalization of nation and market pursuits (new reproductive technologies); social actions and contested domains; medicalization and its discontents; fertility and its manipulate; adolescence and teenager being pregnant; delivery; delivery attendants; the development of infancy and the politics of toddler survival; rethinking the demographic transition; networks of nurturance; and meanings of menopause. The medicalization of replica is a valuable trouble of studies of birth, midwifery, infertility, and reproductive technologies. pupils have additionally analyzed one-of-a-kind components of the female lifestyles-cycle as clinical problems. different problems really worth analysis consist of the internationalisation of adoption and toddler care workers; the crisis of infertility of low-earnings and minority women who aren’t candidates for pricey reproductive technology; the issues of girls at excessive hazard for HIV whose cultural status depends on their fertility; questions of replica regarding, lesbians and homosexual guys (synthetic insemination and discrimination in infant rearing); the examine of menopause; and fatherhood. New discourse analysis is used to investigate nation eugenic policies; conflicts over Western neocolonialist impacts in which girls’s fame as child bearers constitute nationalist interests; fundamentalist assaults on abortion rights; and the AIDS disaster