Birth by design : pregnancy, maternity care, and midwifery in North America and Europe / edited by Raymond DeVries [and others].
- New York : Routledge, 2001.
- Physical Description:
- xviii, 301 pages ; 24 cm
- Additional Creators:
- De Vries, Raymond G.
- Introduction: why maternity care is not medical care -- Pt. I. The politics of maternity care -- Where to give birth? Politics and the place of birth -- The state and birth/The state of birth: maternal health policy in three countries -- Changing birth: interest groups and maternal care policy -- Reforming birth and (re)making midwifery in North America -- Looking within: race, class, and birth -- Pt. II. Providing care -- Deciding who cares: winners and losers in the late twentieth century -- Designing midwives: a comparison of educational models -- Telling stories of midwives - Spoiling the pregnancy: prenatal diagnosis in the Netherlands -- Pt. III. Society, technology, and practice -- Maternity care policies and maternity care practices: a tale of two Germanys -- Constructing risk: maternity care, law, and malpractice -- Obstetrical trajectories: on trading women/bodies for (home) birth -- What (and why) do women want? The desires of women and the design of maternity care.
- Bibliography Note:
- Includes bibliographical references and index.
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