Document Type

Project

Publication Date

Winter 2017

Keywords

Midwifery history, Midwifery in United States, Midwifery profession, Social aspects of midwifery, Women’s Studies

Abstract

This is a research paper regarding the history of midwifery as a profession within the United States. It takes a brief historical view at how the profession has developed both politically and socially over the last two hundred years, and moves on to analyze current day perspectives of midwives practicing in Portland, Oregon.

Department

Sociology

Genre/Form

student projects; term papers

Type

Text

Rights

Copying of this document in whole or in part is allowable only for scholarly purposes. It is understood, however, that any copying or publication of this document for commercial purposes, or for financial gain, shall not be allowed without the author’s written permission.

Language

English

Format

application/pdf

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