Note: In order to write this reading response you will need to have read the assigned chapters from Emily Martin’s book The Woman in the Body.
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Topic: According to Emily Martin, how do American ideas about reproduction (particularly in its connection with women’s bodies) symbolically reflect broader American cultural values or ideologies–for example, those associated with our system of economic production, our ideas about science and medicine, or American understandings of the relationship between the body and the person? What values are reflected, and how are they reflected through ideas about reproduction? (You may focus on just one or two of the values that you find most interesting or important.) Please give at least 1-2 examples from any of her chapters to suppport your argument.
Length: 1-2 pages, double spaced. Please cite page numbers where relevant.