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Author Clark, A. Kim, 1964- author

Title Gender, state, and medicine in Highland Ecuador : modernizing women, modernizing the state, 1895-1950 / A. Kim Clark
Published Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania : University of Pittsburgh Press, 2012
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Description 1 online resource (270 pages) : illustrations, map
Series Pitt Latin American Series
Pitt Latin American series.
Contents Gendered experiences and state formation in Highland Ecuador -- Gender, class, and state in child protection programs in Quito -- Governing sexuality and disease -- Midwifery, morality, and the state -- The transformation of Ecuadorian nursing
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Medical education -- Ecuador -- History -- 20th century.
Women -- Government policy -- Ecuador -- History -- 20th century.
Women -- Ecuador -- Social conditions -- 20th century.
Women's health services -- Ecuador -- History -- 20th century.
Women's rights -- Ecuador -- History -- 20th century.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0822962098 (paperback) (alk. paper)
0822978059 (electronic bk.)
9780822962090 (paperback) (alk. paper)
9780822978053 (electronic bk.)