Birth by Design: Pregnancy, Maternity Care, and Midwifery in North America and Europe

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Contents
Foreword vii
Robbie Davis-Floyd
INTRODUCTION: WHY MATERNITY CARE IS Not MEDICAL CARE xi
Part I: The Politics of Maternity Care
INTRODUCTION TO PART I 3
Sirpa Wrede
1. WHERE TO GIVE BIRTH? POLITICS AND THE PLACE OF BIRTH 7
Eugene Declercq, Raymond DeVries, Kirsi Viisainen,Helga B. Salvesen, and Sirpa Wrede
2. THE STATE AND BIRTH/THE STATE OF BIRTH: MATERNAL HEALTH POLICY IN THREE COUNTRIES 28
Sirpa Wrede, Cecilia Benoit, and Jane Sandall
3. CHANGING BIRTH: INTEREST GROUPS AND MATERNITY CARE POLICY 51
Ivy Lynn Bourgeault, Eugene Declercq, and Jane Sandall
4. REFORMING BIRTH AND (RE)MAKING MIDWIFERY IN NORTH AMERICA 70
Betty-Anne Daviss
5. LOOKING WITHIN: RACE, CLASS, AND BIRTH 87
Margaret K. Nelson and Rebecca Popenoe
Part II: Providing Care
INTRODUCTION TO PART II 115
Edwin R. van Teijlingen
6. DECIDING WHO CARES: WINNERS AND LOSERS IN THE LATE TWENTIETH CENTURY 117
Jane Sandall, Ivy Lynn Bourgeault, Wouter J. Meijer, andBeate A. Schüecking

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Table of contents

Table of contents

  • Title Page iii
  • Contents v
  • Foreword vii
  • Introduction: Why Maternity Care is Not Medical Care xi
  • Part I: - The Politics of Maternity Care 1
  • Introduction to Part I 3
  • Part II - Providing Care 113
  • Introduction to Part II 115
  • Part III - Society, Technology, and Practice 199
  • Introduction to Part III 201
  • Appendix 267
  • Contributors 280
  • Index 285
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