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—Or Birth as the Biodance?

Robbi E. Davis-Floyd

in Birth as an American Rite of Passage

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520229327
eISBN:
9780520927216
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520229327.003.0010
Subject:
Anthropology, Medical Anthropology

This chapter investigates several aspects of individual and social resistance to the trends toward the technocratization of childbirth in the U.S. It considers other potential directions in American ... More


The Computerized Birth?: Some Ritual and Political Implications for the Future

Robbi E. Davis-Floyd

in Birth as an American Rite of Passage

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520229327
eISBN:
9780520927216
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520229327.003.0009
Subject:
Anthropology, Medical Anthropology

This chapter investigates the cultural consensus on and futuristic significance of the increasing technocratization of childbirth in the U.S. The findings of this study reveal that seventy percent of ... More


Gendering policy analysis? The problems and pitfalls of participatory ‘gender impact assessment’

Yen-Wen Peng

in Policy analysis in Taiwan

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9781447308300
eISBN:
9781447311522
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447308300.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

Gender mainstreaming has become a popular innovation to promote gender equality among cross-national governments. It creates initiatives and tools for feminists and women’s movement activists to ... More


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