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Laboring on: Birth in Transition in the United States Wendy Simonds

Laboring on: Birth in Transition in the United States

Wendy Simonds

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ISBN : 9781135939939
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392 pages
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Updating Barbara Katz Rothmans now-classic In Labor, the first feminist sociological analysis of birth in the United States, Laboring On gives a comprehensive picture of the ever-changing American birth practices and often conflicting visions ofMoreUpdating Barbara Katz Rothmans now-classic In Labor, the first feminist sociological analysis of birth in the United States, Laboring On gives a comprehensive picture of the ever-changing American birth practices and often conflicting visions of birth practitioners. The authors deftly weave compelling accounts of birth work, by midwives, doulas, obstetricians, and nurses, into the larger sociohistorical context of health care practices and activism and offer provocative arguments about the current state of affairs and the future of birth in America.