Book Review- Parenthood Between Generations: Transforming Reproductive Cultures, by Siân Pooley and Kaveri Qureshi (Eds.)

Book Review- Parenthood Between Generations: Transforming Reproductive Cultures, by Siân Pooley... Population Ageing (2018) 11:209–212 DOI 10.1007/s12062-017-9189-z Book Review- Parenthood Between Generations: Transforming Reproductive Cultures, by Siân Pooley and Kaveri Qureshi (Eds.) Berghahn, Oxford 2016. £65.00 hardback. ISBN 9781785331503 1,2 Jaco Hoffman Published online: 5 July 2017 Springer Science+Business Media B.V. 2017 This edited volume of ten diverse chapters looks at the transformation of reproductive cultures at the individual and the societal level; ‘the making – and breaking – of relations between generations’. Volume 32 in a series on ‘Fertility, Reproduction and Sexuality’ with Soraya Tremayne, Marcia Inhorn and Philip Kreager as general editors, it aims to explore ─ through a comparative and interdisciplinary lens ─ how parenthood is passed on across time and space. To this end the focus, through a qualitative approach, is more on intergenerational transmission as a process rather than solely on the outcome. The volume is organised along the lines of four central processes by which inter- generational transmission by / to kin takes place, namely implicit normative expecta- tions, moral judgements, habituation, and memory. This does not necessarily imply that these different processes function in isolation from each other but rather that the primary one is highlighted conceptually. Cutting across these chapters are the http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Journal of Population Ageing Springer Journals

Book Review- Parenthood Between Generations: Transforming Reproductive Cultures, by Siân Pooley and Kaveri Qureshi (Eds.)

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Springer Journals
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Copyright © 2017 by Springer Science+Business Media B.V.
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Social Sciences; Demography; Aging; Geriatrics/Gerontology; Sociology, general; Medicine/Public Health, general
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1874-7884
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1874-7876
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10.1007/s12062-017-9189-z
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Population Ageing (2018) 11:209–212 DOI 10.1007/s12062-017-9189-z Book Review- Parenthood Between Generations: Transforming Reproductive Cultures, by Siân Pooley and Kaveri Qureshi (Eds.) Berghahn, Oxford 2016. £65.00 hardback. ISBN 9781785331503 1,2 Jaco Hoffman Published online: 5 July 2017 Springer Science+Business Media B.V. 2017 This edited volume of ten diverse chapters looks at the transformation of reproductive cultures at the individual and the societal level; ‘the making – and breaking – of relations between generations’. Volume 32 in a series on ‘Fertility, Reproduction and Sexuality’ with Soraya Tremayne, Marcia Inhorn and Philip Kreager as general editors, it aims to explore ─ through a comparative and interdisciplinary lens ─ how parenthood is passed on across time and space. To this end the focus, through a qualitative approach, is more on intergenerational transmission as a process rather than solely on the outcome. The volume is organised along the lines of four central processes by which inter- generational transmission by / to kin takes place, namely implicit normative expecta- tions, moral judgements, habituation, and memory. This does not necessarily imply that these different processes function in isolation from each other but rather that the primary one is highlighted conceptually. Cutting across these chapters are the

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Published: Jul 5, 2017

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