More than four walls: the meaning of home in home birth experiences

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Emily Burns;
(2015)
  • Publisher: MISC
  • Journal: issn: 2183-2803
  • Publisher copyright policies & self-archiving
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.17645/si.v3i2.203
  • Subject: medicalisation | Medical Sociology | Wohlbefinden | Sociology (General) | Australien | space | Hausgeburt | Soziologie, Anthropologie | zone | Krankenhaus | place | hospital | Medikalisierung | Sociology & anthropology | well-being | medicalization | HM401-1281 | birth | Medizinsoziologie | Australia | home | Raum | Geburt | 10200
    • ddc: ddc:301

The “home versus hospital” as places of birth debate has had a long and at times vicious history. From academic literature to media coverage, the two have often been pitted against each other not only as opposing physical spaces, but also as opposing ideologies of birth... View more
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