By Robbie E. Davis-Floyd
Why achieve this many American ladies let themselves to turn into enmeshed within the standardized exercises of technocratic childbirth--routines that may be insensitive, pointless, or even bad? Anthropologist Robbie Davis-Floyd first addressed those questions within the 1992 version. Her new preface to this 2003 version of a ebook that has been learn, applauded, and enjoyed via girls around the globe, makes it transparent that the problems surrounding childbirth stay as debatable as ever.
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