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The American way of birth

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Published by Temple University Press in Philadelphia .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Childbirth -- Social aspects.,
  • Pregnancy -- Social aspects.,
  • Feminism.,
  • Social change.,
  • Delivery.,
  • Pregnancy.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographies and index.

    Statementedited by Pamela S. Eakins.
    SeriesHealth, society, and policy
    ContributionsEakins, Pamela.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsRG652 .A45 1986
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvii, 350 p. ;
    Number of Pages350
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2711064M
    ISBN 100877224323
    LC Control Number86003803

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This book is an eye opening look at American birth!. Interesting that the woman from England disagreed with the book since midwives are primarily used in England and they have better neonatal outcomes than the US. Read more.

2 people found this helpful. Helpful. Comment Report abuse/5(14). Jessica Mitford's The American Way of Death experienced great success so it's no surprise she tried a follow-up with this book. But, as with a lot of follow-ups it's neither so interesting nor so successful.

Giving birth is not mysterious, nor for most women is it complicated and outside of a gaggle of new mothers all anxious to tell their own birth stories, it really isn't that interesting 4/5. This book is an eye opening look at American birth!. Interesting that the woman from England disagreed with the book since midwives are primarily used in England and they have better neonatal outcomes than the US.

Read more. 2 people found this helpful. Helpful. Comment Report by: Jessica Mitford has gifted us with a witty and incisive exposé of the politics and economics of American birthways. The writing of this carefully researched book-three years in the making-took her on a quest across the American cultural landscape in search of the ironic, the mechanistic, the exploitative, and the hopeful dimensions of American birth.

Get this from a library. The American way The American way of birth book birth. [Jessica Mitford] -- Three decades ago, Jessica Mitford became famous when she introduced us to the idiosyncracies of American funeral rites in The American Way of Death.

Now in a book as fresh, provocative, and fearless. ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: xvii, pages ; 24 cm. Contents: Foreword / Ann Oakley --Introduction: The American way of birth / Pamela S. Eakins --Part medicalization of birth --The medicalization of birth / Nancy Schrom Dye --From natural to surgical event / Diana Scully --Aggressive intervention and mortality / Janet Carlisle Bogdan --Part II.

From the author who 29 years ago roasted the funeral industry in The American Way of Death: a witty, pungent, comprehensive look at the frequently unfortunate practices that guide how American babies are born. The struggle over abortion has overshadowed many other issues that affect American women.

Twenty years ago, giving birth was high on the list of women's concerns. Mitford (The American Way of Death) interviewed obstetricians, midwives and antenatal and postnatal mothers for this journalistic probe of how Americans are born. In graceful prose she relates our a.

The American Way of Death Revisited reopens the casket of Mitford’s concerns about the practices of the inevitable industry, especially its promotion of costly additions to the ceremonies of. Three decades ago Jessica Mitford wrote about the idiosyncrasies of American funeral rites in "The American Way of Death", and now, with a blend of wit, commitment and curiosity, she provides a cautionary tale about how Americans give birth.

The book is not about the miracle of life, but about the role of money and politics in a lucrative industry. Passenger 9 Adult () Senior (65+) Young adult () Child () Infant in seat (under 2) Unaccompanied minors., Opens in a new window.

Traveling with infants., Opens in a new window. For groups of 10 or more, contact Group & Meeting Travel., Opens in a. The American Way of Death is an exposé of abuses in the funeral home industry in the United States, written by Jessica Mitford and published in An updated revision, The American Way of Death Revisited, completed by Mitford just before her death inappeared in Overview.

Mitford's husband, civil rights lawyer Robert Treuhaft, persuaded her to write an investigative article Author: Jessica Mitford. Birth, The American Way. By Jennie Yabroff On 1/19/08 at AM EST Share.

Culture. There are many births in the documentary film "The Business of Being Born," including a scene of former talk Author: Jennie Yabroff. Despite a 15 page bibliography, Cassidy's book misses some important information about the way birth is handled.

For example, she repeated laments labors that were 16 hours long "with no end in sight", despite the fact that hour labor is normal for first time moms.4/5. American Airlines has airline tickets, cheap flights, vacation packages and American Airlines AAdvantage bonus mile offers at   But today this old American way of birth rubs up against a point of hard-core, right-wing doctrine: that too many foreigners are crossing the border.

American Libraries Canadian Libraries Universal Library Community Texts Project Gutenberg Biodiversity Heritage Library Children's Library Open Library FeaturedPages:   Jessica Mitford was a muck-raking journalist most famous for her book The American Way of Death, an expose of the funeral home industry and ways in which it exploits grieving The American Way of Birth, she turned to the history of birthing in the United States, finding much to critique in the ways that doctors currently treat both pregnant women and non-doctor caregivers such.

The Gourmands’ Way leads us through both the fabled world of haute cuisine and the vibrant bohemian and artistic haunts of the Left Bank during the s.

Intimate, anecdotal, and beautifully researched, The Gourmands’ Way is an eye-opening exploration of the rich, storied annals of mid-twentieth-century Franco-American culinary history. The American Way of Birth, ; The American Way of Death Revisited, ; Decca: The Letters of Jessica Mitford, edited by journalist Peter Y.

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American Way of Birth, Costliest in the World "I feel like I'm in a used-car lot." Renée Martin, who, with her husband, is paying for her maternity care out of pocket.

By ELISABETH ROSENTHAL | Published: J Published: J LACONIA, N.H. — Seven months pregnant, at a time when most expectant couples are.Book reviews. The Way of the World: From the Birth of Civilization to the American Centuries David Fromkin Review by Roger Bishop January Ritual in the hospital: Giving birth the American way Article (PDF Available) in The Birth gazette 14(4) February with 1, Reads How we measure 'reads'Author: Robbie Davis-Floyd.