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dc.contributor.authorHogan, Susan
dc.date.accessioned2016-10-22T11:04:52Z
dc.date.available2016-10-22T11:04:52Z
dc.date.issued2016-09-30
dc.identifier.citationHogan, S. (2017) 'The tyranny of expectations of post-natal delight: gendered happiness', Journal of Gender Studies, 26 (1), pp. 45-55en
dc.identifier.issn0958-9236
dc.identifier.issn1465-3869
dc.identifier.doi10.1080/09589236.2016.1223617
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10545/620653
dc.description.abstractThis article explores the contested nature of childbirth practices with a historical perspective. The article discusses the modern medical/interventionist model of birth now predominant in the UK and examines the consequences of prevailing norms for women. It includes some reflections on the regulation of pregnancy and the transition to motherhood and notes some counter-cultural movements such as ‘free-birthing’.
dc.language.isoenen
dc.publisherTaylor and Francisen
dc.relation.urlhttps://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/09589236.2016.1223617en
dc.rightsArchived with thanks to Journal of Gender Studiesen
dc.subjectBirthen
dc.subjectFree-birthingen
dc.subjectPregnancyen
dc.subjectMotherhooden
dc.titleThe tyranny of expectations of post-natal delight: gendered happinessen
dc.typeArticleen
dc.contributor.departmentUniversity of Derbyen
dc.identifier.journalJournal of Gender Studiesen
dcterms.dateAccepted2016-08-09
refterms.dateFOA2018-05-31T00:00:00Z
html.description.abstractThis article explores the contested nature of childbirth practices with a historical perspective. The article discusses the modern medical/interventionist model of birth now predominant in the UK and examines the consequences of prevailing norms for women. It includes some reflections on the regulation of pregnancy and the transition to motherhood and notes some counter-cultural movements such as ‘free-birthing’.


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