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Menopause [electronic resource] : a biocultural perspective / Lynnette Leidy Sievert.

Author:
Sievert, Lynnette Leidy, 1960- [Browse]
Format:
Book
Language:
English
Published/​Created:
New Brunswick, N.J. : Rutgers University Press, ©2006.
Description:
1 online resource (xviii, 220 pages) : illustrations.
Series:
Studies in medical anthropology. [More in this series]
Summary note:
Menopause is a biological reality for all women in their forties and fifties. Yet the way we think about the cessation of menstruation is influenced by a variety of factors. Cultural and technological influences combine with biology to transform this universal phenomenon into an experience that varies considerably between cultures and individuals. In this concise book, Lynnette Leidy Sievert draws on her own case studies from Puebla, Mexico, and western Massachusetts, as well as on comparative data from other studies in places such as Slovenia, Paraguay, and Hawaii, to explore the different wa.
Bibliographic references:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 177-216) and index.
Source of description:
Print version record.
Subject(s):
Menopause [Browse]
ISBN:
  • 9780813539997 ((electronic bk.))
  • 0813539994 ((electronic bk.))
  • ((hardcover ; : alk. paper))
  • ((pbk. ; : alk. paper))
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