Essays on Women, Medicine and Health

Essays on Women, Medicine and Health

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In "Women, Medicine and Health", Ann Oakley brings together the best of her essays on the sociology of women's health. Mixing 14 new articles with other pieces, she focuses on four major themes: the professional role of women within the health service; motherhood and maternity care; medical technology and women; and the methodology of research. Oakley combines serious academic discourse from a feminist sociological perspective with a practical understandng of what it is to be a woman facing the often impersonal world of 20th-century medicine.show more

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  • Hardback | 296 pages
  • 156 x 234 x 30mm | 631g
  • EDINBURGH UNIVERSITY PRESS
  • Edinburgh, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 0748604413
  • 9780748604418

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