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Modeling the Genomic Evolution of Gene Contents

Xun Gu

in Statistical Theory and Methods for Evolutionary Genomics

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199213269
eISBN:
9780191594762
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199213269.003.0009
Subject:
Biology, Biomathematics / Statistics and Data Analysis / Complexity Studies

Whole-genome analysis, e.g., the presence or absence of gene families over multiple genomes, is becoming an attractive approach for extracting the bulk phylogenetic signals and exploring the pattern ... More


Introduction

Robbie Davis-Floyd, Lesley Barclay, Betty-Anne Daviss, and Jan Tritten

in Birth Models That Work

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520248632
eISBN:
9780520943339
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520248632.003.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Medical Anthropology

Birth is one of the most powerful of all human experiences, yet it can also be one of the most disempowering. There are examples of societies and systems that provide women with true choice, where ... More


Conclusion

Robbie Davis-Floyd, Lesley Barclay, Betty-Anne Daviss, and Jan Tritten

in Birth Models That Work

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520248632
eISBN:
9780520943339
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520248632.003.0017
Subject:
Anthropology, Medical Anthropology

This chapter takes an educated tour of birth models that work whose practitioners are providing optimal maternity care. It is readily apparent that all of the models presented here share a common ... More


Birth Models That Work

Robbie Davis-Floyd, Lesley Barclay, and Jan Tritten (eds)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520248632
eISBN:
9780520943339
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520248632.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Medical Anthropology

This book 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. The contributors describe examples of maternity ... More


Teamwork: An Obstetrician, a Midwife, and a Doula in Brazil

Ricardo Herbert Jones

in Birth Models That Work

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520248632
eISBN:
9780520943339
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520248632.003.0011
Subject:
Anthropology, Medical Anthropology

This chapter describes the individual paradigm shift and the options that this shift has created for the women. This “birth model that works” is a replicable model of simplicity: a doctor, a midwife, ... More


Samoan Midwives' Stories: Joining Social and Professional Midwives in New Models of Birth

Lesley Barclay Utumuu

in Birth Models That Work

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520248632
eISBN:
9780520943339
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520248632.003.0005
Subject:
Anthropology, Medical Anthropology

This chapter challenges the assumptions, still held in many postcolonial countries, that the migration and replication of a Western model of birthing is necessarily a desirable goal. It demonstrates ... More


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