A unique resource for conducting ethnographic research in health care settings, this innovative book provides a combination of ethnographic theory and an international selection of empirical case studies. The book begins with an overview of the origins and development of ethnography as a...
To Be Published November 29th 2015 by Routledge
Qualitative research, particularly phenomenology, is increasingly popular as a method for midwifery and health-related research. These approaches enable rich and detailed explanations to be uncovered and bring experience to life. Important recommendations and practice- based implications may then...
Published June 6th 2011 by Routledge
Mothers, Midwives and the Production Line
'Breast is best' is today’s prevailing mantra. However, women – particularly first-time mothers – frequently feel unsupported when they come to feed their baby. This new experience often takes place in the impersonal and medicalized surroundings of a hospital maternity ward where women are 'seen to...
Published August 16th 2006 by Routledge