It is a major contribution to the sociology of gender in Greece and to an understanding of the recourse to abortion there. The visit is presented in narrative form and a personal tone in one of the most interesting chapters of the book.
It is an impressive undertaking and skillfully done. Best, Social Forces. This is politically forthright cultural analysis grounded in intimate and yet also wide-ranging observation.
Praise for The Empty Cradle: An unforgettable saga of compassion in the face of adversity. One of the dearest people to me in all the world had her newborn die over the summer. As she grows up, Charlotte longs for freedom, but her captivating innocence leads her into trouble. None of these ten proposals is anywhere near adequate to solve the challenges created by the new demographics of the twenty-first century. Johan Renck, director. Imprint Headline Headline. Gets it just right.
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Search Cart. Search for:. Book Pages: Illustrations: 21 illustrations, 3 tables Published: September The Empty Cradle of Democracy explores this paradox. The formal public-sphere view is that women destroy the body of the nation by aborting future citizens.
The Empty Cradle of Democracy examines the complex relationship between nationalism and gender and re-theorizes late modernity and violence by exploring Greek representations of human agency, the fetus, national identity, eroticism, and the divine. Paperback Cloth. Availability: In stock.
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Nevertheless, Knoll instructs an examination, during which her doctor concludes that she has had a hysterectomy over ten years ago and cannot give birth to children. Afterwards, Rita admits to the murder of Theresa and having stolen two babies, but refuses to tell who the first baby's mother is. Nonetheless, Knoll locates Jane, and happily reunites her with her daughter.
Even though Variety was not very enthusiastic about the film, it praised the cast: "Jackson, with a bravura role, turns in a multidimensional and textured performance—complete with wiry demeanor, feverish eyes and jolts of scary temper. By contrast, Loughlin lends the show, directed by Paul Schneider, its requisite soft, matronly balance and all-purpose sympathy factor.
Supporting player Jona Blechman, as Jackson's squirrelly accomplice of a teenage son, embroiders the edges of one of the more dysfunctional families imaginable. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. This article is about the television film. For the demography book about falling birthrates, see The Empty Cradle.
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