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At work in the field of birth : midwifery narratives of nature, tradition, and home

Author: Margaret MacDonald
Publisher: Nashville : Vanderbilt University Press, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Through stories about becoming and being a midwife and stories about receiving midwifery care, this book describes how fundamental tenets of midwifery philosophy and practice are being reworked by  Read more...

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MacDonald, Margaret, 1963-
At work in the field of birth.
Nashville : Vanderbilt University Press, 2007
(OCoLC)608480551
Online version:
MacDonald, Margaret, 1963-
At work in the field of birth.
Nashville : Vanderbilt University Press, 2007
(OCoLC)609209791
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Margaret MacDonald
ISBN: 9780826515766 0826515762 9780826515773 0826515770
OCLC Number: 130562076
Description: vii, 206 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: A field of narratives --
Tales of loss and renaissance --
What is midwifery? --
Natural births and gender expectations --
Birth places and midwifery spaces --
Epilogue: the politics of representation revisited.
Responsibility: Margaret MacDonald.
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"A feminist ethnographer at work in the field of birth, MacDonald documents with care the stories of Ontario midwives and the women with whom they work, and honors them with her own incisive and Read more...

 
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