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The Midwife and Society By Sheila C. Hunt

The Midwife and Society
by Sheila C. Hunt

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Applying sociological theories to midwifery practice, this clear and accessible book offers a broad review of relevant social policies and their philosophy and effects especially on child-bearing women, as well as exploring the social meaning of concepts such as motherhood, fatherhood, professionalisation and the role of the state.
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The Midwife and Society: Perspectives, Policies and Practice by Sheila C. Hunt

Applying sociological theories to midwifery practice, this clear and accessible book offers a broad review of relevant social policies and their philosophy and effects especially on child-bearing women, as well as exploring the social meaning of concepts such as motherhood, fatherhood, professionalisation and the role of the state.

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Table of Contents


What is Sociology?.- Social Divisions and Patterns of Inequality.- Sociological Perspectives on 'The Family' and 'Community'.- The Social Aspects of Pregnancy and Childbirth.- Aspects of Motherhood.- Social Policy, Family and Community.- Women and Social Policy.- Power, Professionalism and Midwifery.- Conclusions.

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GOR001413135
The Midwife and Society: Perspectives, Policies and Practice by Sheila C. Hunt
Sheila C. Hunt
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Macmillan Education UK
1996-09-25
264
0333630386
9780333630389
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