Reflections and conclusions

  • Sheila C. Hunt
  • Anthea Symonds


This study began with a scene-setting section which attempted to place the meaning of midwifery as a female professional project within a set of historical and social conditions. After a reading of the ethnographic study of a labour ward culture it is important to draw out some of the themes which have emerged and to examine them in more detail. What, if any, conclusions can be drawn?


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© Sheila Hunt and Anthea Symonds 1995

Authors and Affiliations

  • Sheila C. Hunt
    • 1
  • Anthea Symonds
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Nursing and MidwiferyUniversity of WalesSwanseaUK
  2. 2.University of WalesSwanseaUK

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