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              Books by Robbie E. Davis-Floyd

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              Birth as an American Rite of Passage
               

              Birth as an American Rite of Passage (Trade Paperback / Paperback, 2nd edition)

              By Davis-Floyd, Robbie E.

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              This study examines why, despite the growing strength of the natural childbirth movement, women increasingly opt for the standardized routines of hospital births. The author adopts an anthropological perspective and highlights a cultural belief in the superiority of science over ...nature.
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              ISBN 9780520229327
              Released NZ 15 Mar 2004
              Publisher University of California Press
              Interest Age General Audience
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              Childbirth and Authoritative Knowledge: Cross-Cultural Perspectives
               

              Childbirth and Authoritative Knowledge: Cross-Cultural Perspectives (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Davis-Floyd, Robbie E.; Sargent, Carolyn Fishel; Foreword by Rapp, Rayna

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              This collection of cross-cultural essays on reproduction and childbirth focuses on research conducted by anthropologists in 16 different societies and cultures and includes the perspectives of a social psychologist, a sociologist, an epidemiologist and a community midwife.

              ISBN 9780520207851
              Released NZ 15 Aug 1997
              Publisher University of California Press
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              From Doctor to Healer: The Transformative Journey
                

              From Doctor to Healer: The Transformative Journey (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Davis-Floyd, Robbie E.; St.John, Gloria

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              Why train for seven years in Western ways and then move to homoeopathy and Chinese medicine? This book traces the transformational journeys of 40 American physicians who have made this move, outlining the basic models of American health care - technocratic, humanistic and holisti...c - on the way.
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              ISBN 9780813525204
              Publisher Inbooks
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              Birth Models That Work
               

              Birth Models That Work (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              Edited by Davis-Floyd, Robbie E.; Barclay, Lesley; Tritten, Jan; Daviss, Betty-Anne

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              Takes us around the world in search of birth models that work in order to improve the standard of care for mothers and families everywhere. This book describes examples of maternity services from both developing countries and wealthy industrialized societies that apply the scient...ific evidence to support and facilitate normal physiological birth.
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              ISBN 9780520258914
              Released NZ 15 Apr 2009
              Publisher University of California Press
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              Imagery, Ritual, and Birth: Ontology between the Sacred and the Secular
               

              Imagery, Ritual, and Birth: Ontology between the Sacred and the Secular (Hardback)

              By Hennessey, Anna M.; Foreword by Davis-Floyd, Robbie E.

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              Every human being is born and has gone through a process of birth. This book explores how imagery is used in religious, secular, and nonreligious ways during the contemporary rituals of birth, through analysis of a wide variety of art, iconography, poetry, and material culture.

              ISBN 9781498548731
              Released NZ 15 Dec 2018
              Publisher Lexington Books
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