A Bun in the Oven: How the Food and Birth Movements Resist Industrialization

Professor Barbara Katz Rothman explores the food and birth movements through the 20th and 21st centuries in the United States, revealing how mostly women sought to make food and the way we give birth more meaningful and healthy, while exposing the harmful consequences of industrialization.

Participant Bio:
Barbara Katz Rothman is Professor of Sociology, Public Health and Women’s Studies at the City University of New York. Her previous books include In Labor, The Tentative Pregnancy, Recreating Motherhood, The Book of Life and, with Wendy Simonds, Laboring On.