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Brigitte Jordan papers
Abstract In the 1970s, Brigitte Jordan conducted seminal work in the study of cross-cultural birth practices, including home birth and hospital birth, in the Yucatan and in Holland, Sweden and the United States, resulting in publication of her book Birth in Four Cultures (1983). She taught and conducted research for many years at the university level where her interests focused on the dynamics of change in the medical systems of developing countries. Her papers...
Dates of Materials: 1973 - 2015
Brigitte Jordan papers 2018-S-0027
Identifier: Accession 2018-S-0027
Scope and Contents Papers consist of audiovisual materials, images, presentations and research files for an anthropological study, conducted by Jordan, of cross-cultural childbirth practices in Mexico, Holland, Sweden, and the U.S., circa 1970s, published in her book Birth in Four Cultures (1983). This accession also includes materials from her work in Palo Alto with the XEROX at the Palo Alto Research Center, teaching materials from her anthropology classes, and numerous materials from workplace ethnography...