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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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