List of Abbreviations 1. Opening 2. Birthing Bodies: The Politics of Framing 3. Clockwork Bodies 4. Risky Bodies 5. Violated Bodies 6. Resistant Bodies 7. What Matters? Vitalizing Birth Politics 8. Closing References Appendix 1 Appendix 2
Dr Rachelle Chadwick is NRF Research Career Fellow in the Gender Studies Section of the School of African and Gender Studies, Anthropology and Linguistics at the University of Cape Town, South Africa.