'a sophisticated and intelligent text that provides a fresh and engaging look at the contribution of theory to midwifery knowledge, practice and research' – Dr Sarah Church, Senior Lecturer, School of Health, University of Northampton, UK
'Pertinent, accurate and meaningful' - Kathleen A. Menasche, Clinical Assistant Professor, Texas State University San Marcos School of Nursing, USA
'...an invaluable resource...done in a nurturing and supportive manner.' - Nursing Standard
An eagerly anticipated new edition of a classic text, this book incorporates the international perspectives of a range of expert contributors to explore the latest developments within the profession.