An earlier version of this paper was read at the Computer/Human Interaction Conference in San Francisco, April 17, 1985. Fieldwork in Mexico, Europe, and the United States was supported by grant #HD MH 11575 from the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development.
The Hut and the Hospital: Information, Power, and Symbolism in the Artifacts of Birth
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Volume 14, Issue 1, pages 36–40, March 1987
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Jordan, B. (1987), The Hut and the Hospital: Information, Power, and Symbolism in the Artifacts of Birth. Birth, 14: 36–40. doi: 10.1111/j.1523-536X.1987.tb01446.x
Many of the ideas expressed in this paper stem from discussions and correspondence with colleagues. In particular, I want to thank Carole Browner, Robert Hahn, Willett Kempton, Ann Millard, Steven Nachman, Madeleine Shearer, and Lucy Suchman for their contributions.
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