Series editor's preface Part one: The biological and the social The biological and the social Who knows best? Competing approaches to childbirth Part two: The professionals Educating the professionals Midwifery as 'women's work' Part three: Constructing identities Women as mothers Sexual identities Part four: Women's bodies Reproductive technologies and the new genetics Imaging bodies Changing childbirth, changing the future? References Index.
Julie Kent is Senior Lecturer in Sociology at the University of the West of England, Bristol. She has a nursing background and completed a PhD about midwifery education. She is co-editor of Women, Research and Careers. Her current research is on human implant technologies.