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The Farmer and the Obstetrician

£16.99

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This title seeks to show how farming and childbirth have been industrialized side by side during the 20th century with dramatic and disturbing consequences. In both cases innovations have been presented as the long awaited solution to an old problem. The advent of synthetic pesticides has increased agricultural productivity, similarly the advent of the safe caesarean section has offerd new reasons to create gigantic obstetrical departments. In both spheres sceptics voiced fears concerning the negative long term consequences of the use of novel, little tested practices.;The industrialization of farming has sparked a series of disasters, industrialized childbirth has not, yet, reached the same phase of its history.

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Author(s):
Odent, Michel
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
14 x 22 cms.
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
1853435651
ISBN-13:
9781853435652
Number of pages:
159
Publisher:
Free Association
Title:
The Farmer and the Obstetrician

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The book is as new. Cover and pages are unmarked.
This title seeks to show how farming and childbirth have been industrialized side by side during the 20th century with dramatic and disturbing consequences. In both cases innovations have been presented as the long awaited solution to an old problem. The advent of synthetic pesticides has increased agricultural productivity, similarly the advent of the safe caesarean section has offerd new reasons to create gigantic obstetrical departments. In both spheres sceptics voiced fears concerning the negative long term consequences of the use of novel, little tested practices.;The industrialization of farming has sparked a series of disasters, industrialized childbirth has not, yet, reached the same phase of its history.

Author(s):
Odent, Michel
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
14 x 22 cms.
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
1853435651
ISBN-13:
9781853435652
Number of pages:
159
Publisher:
Free Association
Title:
The Farmer and the Obstetrician

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