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The Resource Childbirth and authoritative knowledge : cross-cultural perspectives, edited by Robbie E. Davis-Floyd, Carolyn F. Sargent ; with a foreword by Rayna Rapp

Childbirth and authoritative knowledge : cross-cultural perspectives, edited by Robbie E. Davis-Floyd, Carolyn F. Sargent ; with a foreword by Rayna Rapp

Label
Childbirth and authoritative knowledge : cross-cultural perspectives
Title
Childbirth and authoritative knowledge
Title remainder
cross-cultural perspectives
Statement of responsibility
edited by Robbie E. Davis-Floyd, Carolyn F. Sargent ; with a foreword by Rayna Rapp
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
392.1/2
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
GT2460
LC item number
.C37 1997
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1947-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Davis-Floyd, Robbie
  • Sargent, Carolyn Fishel
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Birth customs
  • Childbirth
  • Knowledge, Sociology of
  • Anthropology, Cultural
  • Delivery
  • Labor
  • Social Environment
Label
Childbirth and authoritative knowledge : cross-cultural perspectives, edited by Robbie E. Davis-Floyd, Carolyn F. Sargent ; with a foreword by Rayna Rapp
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Introduction : the anthropology of birth / Robbie Davis-Floyd and Carolyn F. Sargent -- Authoritative knowledge and its construction / Brigitte Jordan -- An evolutionary perspective on authoritative knowledge about birth / Wenda R. Trevathan -- Fetal ultrasound imaging and the production of authoritative knowledge in Greece / Eugenia Georges -- The production of authoritative knowledge in American prenatal care / Carole H. Browner and Nancy Press -- What do women want? Issues of choice, control, and class in American pregnancy and childbirth / Ellen Lazarus -- Authoritative knowledge and birth territories in contemporary Japan / Deborah Cordero Fiedler -- Ways of knowing about birth in three cultures / Carolyn F. Sargent and Grace Bascope -- Authoritative touch in childbirth : a cross-cultural approach / Sheila Kitzinger -- Authority in translation : finding, knowing, naming, and training "traditional birth attendants" in Nepal / Stacy Leigh Pigg -- Changing childbirth in Eastern Europe : which systems of authoritative knowledge should prevail? / Beverly Chalmers -- Resistance to technology-enhanced childbirth in Tuscany : the political economy of Italian birth / Jane Szurek -- Intuition as authoritative knowledge in midwifery and home birth / Robbie Davis-Floyd and Elizabeth Davis -- Randomized controlled trials as authoritative knowledge : keeping an ally from becoming a threat to North American midwifery practice / Kenneth C. Johnson -- Confessions of a dissident / Mardsen Wagner -- "Women come here on their own when they need to" : prenatal care, authoritative knowledge, and maternal health in Oaxaca / Paola M. Sesia -- Maternal health, war, and religious tradition : authoritative knowledge in Pujehun District, Sierra Leone / Amara Jambai and Carol MacCormack -- Heeding warnings from the canary, the whale, and the Inuit : a framework for analyzing competing types of knowledge about childbirth / Betty-Anne Daviss -- An ideal of unassisted birth : hunting, healing, and transformation among the Kalahari Ju/'hoansi / Megan Biesele
Control code
000142817
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
xii, 510 p.
Isbn
9780520207851
Isbn Type
(pbk. : alk. paper)
Lccn
96048263
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 142817
  • 143487
  • (OCoLC)ocm35822616
Label
Childbirth and authoritative knowledge : cross-cultural perspectives, edited by Robbie E. Davis-Floyd, Carolyn F. Sargent ; with a foreword by Rayna Rapp
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Introduction : the anthropology of birth / Robbie Davis-Floyd and Carolyn F. Sargent -- Authoritative knowledge and its construction / Brigitte Jordan -- An evolutionary perspective on authoritative knowledge about birth / Wenda R. Trevathan -- Fetal ultrasound imaging and the production of authoritative knowledge in Greece / Eugenia Georges -- The production of authoritative knowledge in American prenatal care / Carole H. Browner and Nancy Press -- What do women want? Issues of choice, control, and class in American pregnancy and childbirth / Ellen Lazarus -- Authoritative knowledge and birth territories in contemporary Japan / Deborah Cordero Fiedler -- Ways of knowing about birth in three cultures / Carolyn F. Sargent and Grace Bascope -- Authoritative touch in childbirth : a cross-cultural approach / Sheila Kitzinger -- Authority in translation : finding, knowing, naming, and training "traditional birth attendants" in Nepal / Stacy Leigh Pigg -- Changing childbirth in Eastern Europe : which systems of authoritative knowledge should prevail? / Beverly Chalmers -- Resistance to technology-enhanced childbirth in Tuscany : the political economy of Italian birth / Jane Szurek -- Intuition as authoritative knowledge in midwifery and home birth / Robbie Davis-Floyd and Elizabeth Davis -- Randomized controlled trials as authoritative knowledge : keeping an ally from becoming a threat to North American midwifery practice / Kenneth C. Johnson -- Confessions of a dissident / Mardsen Wagner -- "Women come here on their own when they need to" : prenatal care, authoritative knowledge, and maternal health in Oaxaca / Paola M. Sesia -- Maternal health, war, and religious tradition : authoritative knowledge in Pujehun District, Sierra Leone / Amara Jambai and Carol MacCormack -- Heeding warnings from the canary, the whale, and the Inuit : a framework for analyzing competing types of knowledge about childbirth / Betty-Anne Daviss -- An ideal of unassisted birth : hunting, healing, and transformation among the Kalahari Ju/'hoansi / Megan Biesele
Control code
000142817
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
xii, 510 p.
Isbn
9780520207851
Isbn Type
(pbk. : alk. paper)
Lccn
96048263
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 142817
  • 143487
  • (OCoLC)ocm35822616

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