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
Genre
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
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 F.
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Birth customs
  • Childbirth
  • Knowledge, Sociology of
  • Labor, Obstetric
  • Cross-Cultural Comparison
  • Sociology
  • Childbirth
  • Birth customs
  • Childbirth
  • Knowledge, Sociology of
  • Kraamgebruiken
  • Kennissociologie
  • Geburt
  • Kulturvergleich
  • Naissance
  • Geburt
  • Kulturvergleich
  • Aufsatzsammlung
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
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xii, 510 pages
Isbn
9780520207851
Isbn Type
(pbk. : alk. paper)
Lccn
96048263
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)35822616
  • (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
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xii, 510 pages
Isbn
9780520207851
Isbn Type
(pbk. : alk. paper)
Lccn
96048263
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)35822616
  • (OCoLC)ocm35822616

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