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Article

Publication details

Rogers, N 1995, 'Wimmenspeak on midwifery lore', E Law, vol. 3, no. 2.

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Abstract

The author argues the recent legislative banning of lay midwives in the State of New South Wales, Australia, is another instance of domination of women's bodies which results from a patriarchal society and medical profession.