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The Resource Birth as an American rite of passage, Robbie E. Davis-Floyd

Birth as an American rite of passage, Robbie E. Davis-Floyd

Label
Birth as an American rite of passage
Title
Birth as an American rite of passage
Statement of responsibility
Robbie E. Davis-Floyd
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Member of
Cataloging source
DNLM/DLC
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Davis-Floyd, Robbie
Government publication
government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
Comparative studies of health systems and medical care
Series volume
35
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Childbirth
  • Childbirth
  • Rites and ceremonies
  • Anthropology, Cultural
  • Complementary Therapies
  • Delivery, Obstetric
  • Holistic Health
  • Labor, Obstetric
  • Obstetrics
  • Pregnancy
  • United States
  • United States
Label
Birth as an American rite of passage, Robbie E. Davis-Floyd
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Based on the author's thesis (PH.D)--University of Texas at Austin, 1986
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 331-368) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • The Body as Machine
  • The Technocratic Model of Birth
  • The Role of American Obstetrics in the Resolution of Cultural Anomaly
  • Birth Messages
  • "Standard Procedures for Normal Birth"
  • A Symbolic Analysis of Standard Obstetrical Procedures
  • From Nature to Culture: The Obstetrical Re-Structuring of Accidental Out-of-Hospital Births
  • Summary: Birth Rituals and Society
  • Belief Systems About Birth: The Technocratic, Wholistic, and Natural Models
  • The Significance of Belief
  • One Year: The Stages of the Pregnancy/Childbirth Rite of Passage
  • The Wholistic Model of Birth
  • The Technocratic and Wholistic Models of Birth Compared
  • "Natural" Models of Birth
  • The Ideology of Safety
  • The Alternative Birth Center: A Middle Ground?
  • How the Messages Are Received: The Spectrum of Response
  • Full Acceptance of the Technocratic Model of Birth
  • Full Acceptance of the Wholistic Model of Birth
  • Women-In-Between
  • Scars into Stars: The Reinterpretation of the Childbirth Experience
  • Separation: "Oh my God, I Think I'm Pregnant!"
  • Compartmentalization
  • "Further Epistemic Exploration": "Teilhard de Chardin" versus "Sartre"
  • Obstetric Training as a Rite of Passage
  • Methods
  • Processes of Psychological Transformation: Medical School and Residency
  • Transition: Pregnancy as Transformation
  • Transition: Birth as Transformation
  • Transition: The Immediate Postpartum Period
  • Integration: "Swimming Up on the Other Side"
  • The Technocratic Model: Past and Present
  • Medicine as a Microcosm of American Society
Control code
25509710
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xii, 382 pages
Isbn
9780520084315
Isbn Type
(pbk)
Lccn
92000402
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
Label
Birth as an American rite of passage, Robbie E. Davis-Floyd
Publication
Note
Based on the author's thesis (PH.D)--University of Texas at Austin, 1986
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 331-368) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • The Body as Machine
  • The Technocratic Model of Birth
  • The Role of American Obstetrics in the Resolution of Cultural Anomaly
  • Birth Messages
  • "Standard Procedures for Normal Birth"
  • A Symbolic Analysis of Standard Obstetrical Procedures
  • From Nature to Culture: The Obstetrical Re-Structuring of Accidental Out-of-Hospital Births
  • Summary: Birth Rituals and Society
  • Belief Systems About Birth: The Technocratic, Wholistic, and Natural Models
  • The Significance of Belief
  • One Year: The Stages of the Pregnancy/Childbirth Rite of Passage
  • The Wholistic Model of Birth
  • The Technocratic and Wholistic Models of Birth Compared
  • "Natural" Models of Birth
  • The Ideology of Safety
  • The Alternative Birth Center: A Middle Ground?
  • How the Messages Are Received: The Spectrum of Response
  • Full Acceptance of the Technocratic Model of Birth
  • Full Acceptance of the Wholistic Model of Birth
  • Women-In-Between
  • Scars into Stars: The Reinterpretation of the Childbirth Experience
  • Separation: "Oh my God, I Think I'm Pregnant!"
  • Compartmentalization
  • "Further Epistemic Exploration": "Teilhard de Chardin" versus "Sartre"
  • Obstetric Training as a Rite of Passage
  • Methods
  • Processes of Psychological Transformation: Medical School and Residency
  • Transition: Pregnancy as Transformation
  • Transition: Birth as Transformation
  • Transition: The Immediate Postpartum Period
  • Integration: "Swimming Up on the Other Side"
  • The Technocratic Model: Past and Present
  • Medicine as a Microcosm of American Society
Control code
25509710
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xii, 382 pages
Isbn
9780520084315
Isbn Type
(pbk)
Lccn
92000402
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations

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