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The Resource Pushing for midwives : mothers and the reproductive rights movement, Christa Craven

Pushing for midwives : mothers and the reproductive rights movement, Christa Craven

Label
Pushing for midwives : mothers and the reproductive rights movement
Title
Pushing for midwives
Title remainder
mothers and the reproductive rights movement
Statement of responsibility
Christa Craven
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
With the increasing demand for midwives, activists are lobbying to loosen restrictions that deny legal access to homebirth options. In Pushing for Midwives, Christa Craven presents a nuanced history of women & rsquo;s reproductive rights activism in the U.S. She also provides an examination of contemporary organizing strategies for reproductive rights in an era increasingly driven by & ldquo;consumer rights. & rdquo; An historical and ethnographic case study of grassroots organizing, Pushing for Midwives is an in-depth look at the strategies, successes, and challenges facing midwifery activists in
Member of
Cataloging source
E7B
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Craven, Christa
Dewey number
618.2
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
RG950
LC item number
.C73 2010eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Midwifery
  • Reproductive rights
  • Midwifery
  • Reproductive rights
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE
  • Midwifery
  • Reproductive rights
  • Virginia
Label
Pushing for midwives : mothers and the reproductive rights movement, Christa Craven
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Acknowledgments; Notes on Research and Activism; Introduction: Pushing for Midwives; 1. Histories of Struggle; 2. The Birth of Consumer Activism for Midwives; 3. Midwives in Virginia; 4. Mothers in the Legislature; 5. "I'm Not Really Politically Active, but . . ."; 6. Divisive Strategies; Epilogue: Beyond Consumer Rights; Notes; Bibliography; Index
Control code
694145895
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xiv, 208 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781439902219
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt1401007
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)694145895
Label
Pushing for midwives : mothers and the reproductive rights movement, Christa Craven
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Acknowledgments; Notes on Research and Activism; Introduction: Pushing for Midwives; 1. Histories of Struggle; 2. The Birth of Consumer Activism for Midwives; 3. Midwives in Virginia; 4. Mothers in the Legislature; 5. "I'm Not Really Politically Active, but . . ."; 6. Divisive Strategies; Epilogue: Beyond Consumer Rights; Notes; Bibliography; Index
Control code
694145895
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xiv, 208 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781439902219
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt1401007
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)694145895

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