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The Politics of Maternity

The Politics of Maternity (Hardback)

By Mander, Rosemary
By Murphy-Lawless, Jo

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A stimulating and thought-provoking analysis of the issues faced in the real world of midwifery and maternity care! Rosemary Mander discusses the context of contemporary childbearing and analyses a range of political in the broadest sense issues which need to be understood and ad...dressed by those practising in a system of public maternity care, particularly the new midwife. Designed to help professionals cope with the transition from education and the ideals which brought them into health care to the reality of the system within which they learn and practise, this text includes successful strategies and lessons from which to learn. Drawing on recent and current international research, The Politics of Maternity demonstrates the commonality of the system-related challenges and develops some more constructive approaches to managing them, avoiding feelings of isolation and disengagement This inspiring book is designed to assist midwives to function and care effectively in a changing health care environment, rather than succumbing under pressure, for the benefit of mothers, babies and practitioners.
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ISBN 9780415697408
Released NZ 5 Apr 2013
Publisher Taylor & Francis Ltd
Format Hardback
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ISBN-13 9780415697408
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Status Back Order Indent title (sourced internationally), Allow 8-12 weeks due to Covid 19 freight delays
Publisher Taylor & Francis Ltd
Imprint Routledge
Released 5 Apr 2013
Publication Country United Kingdom United Kingdom
Format Hardback
 › 1 other possible formats available
Author(s) By Mander, Rosemary
By Murphy-Lawless, Jo
Category Non-Fiction (Child / Teen)
Social Theory
Social, Group Or Collective Psychology
Gynaecology & Obstetrics
Number of Pages 238
Dimensions Width: 156mm
Height: 234mm
Spine: 33mm
Dewey Code 302.13
Weight 494g
Interest Age 19+ years
Reading Age 19+ years
Library of Congress Midwifery, Politics, Maternal Health Services, Maternal health services, Pregnant Women
NBS Text Sociology & Anthropology: Professional
ONIX Text College/higher education;Professional and scholarly