Birthing Justice: Black Women, Pregnancy, and Childbirth
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About the Author
Julia Chinyere Oparah is Professor and Chair of Ethnic Studies at Mills College and a founding member of Black Women Birthing Justice. She is co-editor of Activist Scholarship: Antiracism, Feminism and Social Change and Outsiders Within: Writing on Transracial Adoption
Alicia D. Bonaparte is Associate Professor of Sociology at Pitzer College and a medical sociologist with a specialization in reproductive health and health disparities. She is currently working on a book on the lives of granny midwives in South Carolina.
"A truly original and innovative book--and an absolute necessity in the current field of research on reproduction."
--Christa Craven, College of Wooster, author of Pushing for Midwives: Homebirth Mothers and the Reproductive Rights Movement.
--Jeanne Flavin, Fordham University, author of Our Bodies, Our Crimes: The Policing of Women's Reproduction in America.