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A passion for birth : my life: anthropology, family and feminism / Sheila Kitzinger.

  • Kitzinger, Sheila
  • Books

About this work


Sheila Kitzinger, passionate campaigner for women's and babies' rights, childbirth educator and author, describes the experiences that have shaped her since childhood and the enormous changes that have taken place over the last 50 years on the subject of birth. Her work as a social anthropologist has taken her round the globe and the knowledge, wisdom and engaging warmth of her books continues to be revelatory and indispensable for thousands of women.This is a rich cross-cultural adventure, a fascinating insight into her world of babies, birth, women, social justice and challenging powerful institutions, a lifetime of dedication to positive social change.


London : Pinter & Martin, [2015]

Physical description

352 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some colour), portraits ; 24 cm


Includes bibliographical references and index.



  • English

Where to find it

  • LocationStatus
    History of Medicine
    BZP (Kitzinger)
    Open shelves

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  • 9781780661704
  • 1780661703