Princeton University Library Catalog

Laboring on : birth in transition in the United States / Wendy Simonds, Barbara Katz Rothman, Bari Meltzer Norman.

Author:
Simonds, Wendy, 1962- [Browse]
Format:
Book
Language:
English
Published/​Created:
New York : Routledge, c2007.
Description:
xlvi, 339 p. ; 23 cm.
Series:
Bibliographic references:
Includes bibliographical references (p. 301-311) and index.
Contents:
Introduction : a lifetime's labor : women and power in the birthplace / Barbara Katz Rothman -- Introduction : origin stories / Wendy Simonds -- 1. Laboring then : the political history of maternity care in the United States / Barbara Katz Rothman -- 2. Laboring now : current cultural constructions of pregnancy, birth, and mothering / Barbara Katz Rothman -- 3. Becoming a midwife : varieties of inspiration / Wendy Simonds -- 4. Birth matters : practicing midwifery / Wendy Simonds -- 5. Women in white : obstetricians and labor-and-delivery nurses / Wendy Simonds -- 6. The new arrival : labor doulas and the fragmentation of midwifery and caregiving / Bari Meltzer Norman and Barbara Katz Rothman -- 7. Conclusion : an unending labor of love / Wendy Simonds and Barbara Katz Rothman.
Subject(s):
ChildbirthUnited States [Browse]
ISBN:
  • 041594662X (hb)
  • 9780415946629 (hb)
  • 0415946638 (pb)
  • 9780415946636 (pb)
LCCN:
2006028290
OCLC:
73926289
Related name:
RCP:
C - S