Emotion Work and Midwifery

Ruth Deery, Pamela Fisher

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Discusses the application of the sociological concept of emotion work for midwifery to further develop an understanding of the nature of emotion work. Aids understanding of the value of developing emotional intelligence to benefit the process of relationship whilst recognizing the effect of satisfying and devitalizing emotion work in midwifery.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationSociology for Midwives
EditorsRuth Deery, Elaine Denny, Gayle Letherby
Place of PublicationCambridge
PublisherPolity Press
Number of pages19
ISBN (Print)7807745662817
Publication statusPublished - 2015


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