Download e-book for kindle: Motherhood, Poverty, and the WIC Program in Urban America: by Suzanne Morrissey

By Suzanne Morrissey

The research offered this is one in all city poverty, family survival, and social associations that either let and regulate the decision-making of terrible girls in the United States. firstly, it really is a couple of public healthiness application, the distinct Supplemental food software for girls, babies, and youngsters, identified normally as WIC, and the way the establishment re-inscribes continual stereotypes of the city negative at the ladies it eagerly needs to serve. regardless of encountering competition and sometimes humiliation by the hands of these selected to serve, many low-income ladies during the usa and Puerto Rico go back to WIC each month since it represents a ceremony of passage that characterizes being pregnant. Enrolling in WIC prenatally indicates to others the significance of offering for one’s kinfolk even with socioeconomic drawback. but even if ladies entry WIC merits or no longer, their lived realities comprise a painful and enduring connection among city poverty and well-being inequalities, rather inequalities resulting in bad start results and youngster mortality, as explored during this city ethnography.

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