As the beach is a primary site for the performance of gendered, classed and racialized identities, this article examines the place of white pregnant women in Australian cultural memories of the beach.
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Matthews and Wexler spent a decade collecting US family photographs of pregnancy in response to their discomfort around the gap between the ways in which pregnancy was being represented in the social world around them and their own individual experiences of pregnancy.
The family photographs that I discussed allow for the examination of cultural ideas and public debates about pregnant bodies in public.
Description: Ethnography, race, and visual technologies. More and more women are baring all while pregnant in boudoir-style photo shoots.