Essays on Women, Medicine and Health by Ann Oakley
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Essays on Women, Medicine and Health

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Essays on Women, Medicine and Health by Ann Oakley

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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.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780748604418
ISBN-10: 0748604413
Format: Hardback
(234mm x 156mm x 30mm)
Pages: 296
Imprint: Edinburgh University Press
Publisher: Edinburgh University Press
Publish Date: 1-May-1993
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Critical Woman by Ann Oakley Critical Woman, Hardback (June 2011)

This is a fascinating and highly readable biography of Barbara Wootton, one of the extraordinary public figures of the twentieth century. She was an outstanding social scientist, an architect of the welfare state, an iconoclast who challenged conventional wisdoms and the first woman to sit on the Woolsack in the House of Lords.

Gender on Planet Earth by Ann Oakley Gender on Planet Earth, Paperback (October 2002)

A provocative analysis of gender inequalitya s destructive effects on our society and our planet.

Experiments in Knowing by Ann Oakley Experiments in Knowing, Paperback (January 2000)

Examines the historical development of methodology in the social and natural sciences. Examines both the beneficial and harmful effects which professional intervention can have on people's lives. Draws on a wide range of sources.

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