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Mainstreaming Midwives / Edition 1

Mainstreaming Midwives / Edition 1

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ISBN-13: 9780415931519
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 02/28/2006
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 576
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.20(d)

Table of Contents

Why Are Social Scientists Studying the Development of Direct-Entry Midwifery in the US?, Robbie Davis-Floyd and Christine Johnson
Part I: Developing Direct-Entry Midwifery in the US
1. ACNM and MANA: Divergent Histories and Convergent Trends, Robbie Davis-Floyd
2. Idealism and Pragmatism in the Creation of the Certified Midwife: The Development of Midwifery in New York and the New York Midwifery Practice Act of 1992, Maureen May and Robbie Davis-Floyd
3. Qualified Commodification: Creating the Certified Professional Midwife, Robbie Davis-Floyd
Part II: State-Based Case Studies in the Legalization of Direct-Entry Midwives
4. "The Governor's Full Support": Legalizing Direct-Entry Midwifery in Florida, Melissa Denmark
5. Minnesota Midwives: Achieving Legislative Success through Focusing on Families, Safety, and Women's Rights, Mary M. Lay and Kerry Dixon
6. Risks, Costs, and Benefits of Homebirth Midwifery Legislation in Colorado, Susan Erikson and Amy Colo
7. "Every Breath Is Political, Every Woman's Life a Statement": Cross-Class Organizing for Midwifery in Virginia, Christa Craven
8. "I'm Living My Politics": The Effort to Legalize and License Direct-Entry Midwives in Iowa, Carolyn A. Hough
9. Creating a Way out of No Way: Midwives in Massachusetts, Christine Johnson
Part III: Core Issues in Mainstreaming Midwives
10. Home to Hospital Transport: Fractured Articulations and Magical Mandorlas, Christine Johnson and Robbie Davis-Floyd
11. Renegade Midwives: Assets or Liabilities?, Robbie Davis-Floyd and Christine Johnson
12. From Calling to Career: Keeping the Social Movement in the Professional Project, Betty AnneDaviss
13. Why Midwives Matter, Christine Johnson and Robbie Davis-Floyd

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