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Cyborg Babies by Robbie E. Davis-Floyd
Book DescriptionFirst Published in 1998. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780415916042
(229mm x 152mm x 21mm)
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 10-Sep-1998
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Robbie E. Davis-Floyd
Birth Models That Work, Paperback (April 2009)
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 scientific evidence to support and facilitate normal physiological birth.
Birth as an American Rite of Passage, Paperback (March 2004)
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.
Childbirth and Authoritative Knowledge, Paperback (August 1997)
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.
Intuition: the Inside Story, Paperback (July 1997)» View all books by Robbie E. Davis-Floyd
Intuition explores the nature of intuition and its practical place in the social and behavioural sciences and the arts and discusses the nature of intuition from such perspectives as anthropology, philosophy, physics, psychology and medicine.
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Author Biography - Robbie E. Davis-Floyd
Robbie Davis-Floyd is a Research Fellow at the University of Texas, Austin. She is the author of Birth as an American Rite of Passage (1992) and co-editor of Childbirth and Authoritative Knowledge: Cross-Cultural Perspectives (1997). Joseph Dumit is an NIMH Research Fellow in the Department of Social Medicine at Harvard Medical School. He is the co-editor of Cyborgs and Citadels: Anthropological Interventions in Emerging Sciences, Technologies and Medicines (1997) and is assistant editor of Culture, Medicine and Society.
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