Essays on women, medicine and health

Essays on women, medicine and health

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This collection of essays brings together the best of Oakley's work on the sociology of women's health. It focuses on four main themes - divisions of labour, motherhood, technology and methodology - and considers what it is to be women facing the often impersonal world of twentieth-century medicine.In this and other ways, women reported that medical encounters could actually lead to increased smoking by causing worry: Interviewer: Did the doctors say anything about smoking? They dona#39;t say anything, they just say how much do you anbsp;...

Title:Essays on women, medicine and health
Author:Ann Oakley
Publisher:Edinburgh Univ Pr - 1993-11


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