Risk: what is to be done?

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“[R]isk has come to be defined as narrowly as possible, while there is a real and growing sense of concrete risks which overwhelm the poorer and more vulnerable on a daily basis. Within what Nicolas Rose, another sociologist calls the…

Jeg kommer til Norge!

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I’m coming to Norway! I’m delighted to tell you that I have agreed to speak at the upcoming Jordmorteamets konferanse at Høgskolen i Drammen, Norway on October 3rd, 2016. “The conference will be about women’s rights during birth, specifically her rights…

Midwives, resilience and sustainability

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A discussion paper on sustainability and resilience in midwifery has highlighted the importance of self-care, self-determination, relationship and passion in midwifery (Crowther et al 2016). The research was led by a team of authors who have worked on past and…