Selin, Helaine

Childbirth Across Cultures

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Table of contents

1. Birth and the Big Bad Wolf: An Evolutionary Perspective1

Robbie Davis-Floyd, Melissa Cheyney

2. Breastfeeding and Child Spacing
Rebecca Sundhagen

3. Culturally Diverse Women Giving Birth: Their Stories
Lynn Clark Callister, Inaam Khalaf

4. A History of Western Medicine, Labor, and Birth
Pamela K. Stone

5. Childbirth in China
Travis Anna Harvey, Lila Buckley

6. Childbirth Among Hong Kong Chinese
Ip Wan-Yim

7. Childbirth in Korea
Sukhee Ahn

8. Childbirth in Japan
Satoko Yanagisawa

9. A Sacramental Theory of Childbirth in India
Harish Naraindas

10. Rural Midwives in South India: The Politics of Bodily Knowledge
Kalpana Ram

11. Constructions of Birth in Bangladesh
Kaosar Afsana, Sabina Faiz Rashid

12. Pregnancy and Childbirth in Nepal: Women’s Role and Decision-Making Power
Pratima P. Acharya, Dilu Rimal

13. Pregnancy and Childbirth in Tibet: Knowledge, Perspectives, and Practices
Sienna R. Craig

14. Nyob Nruab Hlis: Thirty Days Confinement in Hmong Culture
Pranee Liamputtong

15. Pregnancy, Childbirth and Traditional Beliefs and Practices in Chiang Mai, Northern Thailand
Pranee Liamputtong

16. Childbirth Experience in the Negev – The Southern Region of Israel
Iris Ohel, Eyal Sheiner

17. Childbirth and Maternal Mortality in Morocco: The Role of Midwives
Marie Hatem, Fatima Temmar, Bilkis Vissandjée

18. Childbirth in Zimbabwe
Thubelihle Mathole, Simukai Shamu

19. Childbirth in Nigeria
Hadiza Shehu Galadanci, Suwaiba Ibrahim Sani

20. Childbirth in Tanzania: Individual, Family, Community
David P. Urassa, Andrea B. Pembe, Bruno F. Sunguya

21. Culture, Pregnancy and Childbirth in Uganda: Surviving the Women’s Battle
Grace Bantebya Kyomuhendo

22. Childbirth Experiences in Malawi
Lennie Adeline Kamwendo

23. Navajo Birth: A Bridge Between the Past and the Future
R. Cruz Begay

24. Childbirth in the Mayan Communities
Linda V. Walsh

25. Converting Birth on Simbo, Western Solomon Islands
Christine Dureau

26. Childbirth in Australia: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Women
Sue Kildea, M. Wardaguga

Keywords: Social Sciences, general, Anthropology, Regional and Cultural Studies, Gynecology

Publication year
Science Across Cultures: the History of Non-Western Science
Page amount
15 pages

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