Princeton University Library Catalog

Gender and health : an international perspective / edited by Carolyn F. Sargent, Caroline B. Brettell.

Format:
Book
Language:
English
Published/​Created:
Upper Saddle River, N.J. : Prentice Hall, 1996.
Description:
x, 370 p. : 24 cm.
Bibliographic references:
Includes bibliographical references.
Contents:
  • Introduction: Gender, Medicine, and Health / Carolyn Sargent and Caroline Brettell -- The Egg and the Sperm: How Science Has Constructed a Romance Based on Stereotypical Male-Female Roles / Emily Martin -- Unnatural Births: Cesarean Sections in the Discourse of the "Natural Childbirth" Movement / Helena Michie and Naomi R. Cahn -- The Cultural Constructions of the Premenstrual and Menopause Syndromes / Dona Davis -- Gender, Aging, and Health: A Comparative Approach / Maria G. Cattell -- The Technocratic Body and the Organic Body: Hegemony and Heresy in Women's Birth Choices / Robbie E. Davis-Floyd -- Women and the Debate over Mammography: An Economic, Political, and Moral History / Patricia A. Kaufert -- Cancer and Women: Some Feminist Ethics Concerns / Susan Sherwin -- Boundary Crossings: Gender and Power in Clinical Ethics Consultations / Patricia A. Marshall -- A Handmaid's Tale: The Rhetoric of Personhood in American and Japanese Healing of Abortions / Thomas J. Csordas --
  • Political Economy, Gender, and the Social Production of Health and Illness / Linda M. Whiteford -- Women, Work, and Household Health in the Context of Development / Carole H. Browner and Joanne Leslie -- The Impress of Extremity: Women's Experience of Trauma and Political Violence / Janis H. Jenkins -- Women and Health Policy: On the Inclusion of Females in Clinical Trials / Jean A. Hamilton -- Risk, Prevention, and International Health Policy / Carol MacCormack -- Gender Relations, Sexuality, and AIDS Risk among African American and Latina Women / Margaret R. Weeks, Merrill Singer, Maryland Grier and Jean J. Schensul.
Subject(s):
ISBN:
0130794279
LCCN:
95037457
OCLC:
32924779
Related name:
RCP:
C - S