Traces the Evolution of Radium from a Scientific Object to a Desirable Commodity
Tells the Unknown Story of How Women Shaped Scientific Culture in Eighteenth-Century Spain
Contextualizes and Critically Analyzes Fitness Culture within the History of Imperialism
Addresses Women’s Rhetorical Relationship to Work
Reveals Both the Gendered and Material Dimensions of Knowledge Production
Examines the negotiations over women’s rights and the politics of gender in Chile throughout the twentieth century. Centering her study on motherhood, Pieper Mooney explores dramatic changes in health policy, population paradigms, and understandings of human rights, and reveals that motherhood is hardly a private matter defined only by individual women or couples. Instead, it is intimately tied to public policies and political competitions on nation-state and international levels.