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Title Women's health, politics, and power : essays on sex/gender, medicine, and public health / editors, Elizabeth Fee and Nancy Krieger
Published Amityville, NY : Baywood Publishing Company, 1994


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 MELB  362.1082 Fee/Whp  AVAILABLE
Description v, 376 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Series Policy, politics, health, and medicine series
Policy, politics, health, and medicine series (Unnumbered)
Contents Community care policies and gender justice / Suzanne E. England [and others] -- The health of women workers. Double exposure : the combined impact of the home and work environments on psychosomatic strain in Swedish women and men / Ellen M. Hall -- The interactive effect of health status on work patterns among urban Puerto Rican women / Ruth E. Zambrana and Marsha Hurst -- Sugar and spice and everything nice : health effects of the sexual division of labor among train cleaners / Karen Messing, Ghislaine Doniol-Shaw, and Chantal Haƫntjens
Women and AIDS. More than mothers and whores : redefining the AIDS prevention needs of women / Kathryn Carovano -- Women and AIDS in Zimbabwe : the making of an epidemic Mary T. Bassett and Marvellous Mhloyi -- Gender, social policy, and women's lives. The feminization of poverty : myth or reality? / Martha E. Gimenez -- Women and children at risk : a feminist perspective on child abuse / Evan Stark and Anne H. Flitcraft -- Older women in the post-Reagan era / Terry Arendell and Carroll L. Estes
Women and health : frameworks. Man-made medicine and women's health : the biopolitics of sex/gender and race/ethnicity / Nancy Krieger and Elizabeth Fee -- Latina and African American women : coninuing disparities in health / Marsha Lillie-Blanton [and others] -- Women, health, and the sexual division of labor : a case study of the women's health movement in Britain / Lesley Doyal -- Women and the work of health care. Gender hierarchies in the health labor force / Irene H. Butter [and others]
Women's reproductive health : Asia, Africa, and Latin America. The untold story : how the health care systems in developing countries contribute to maternal mortality / T.K. Sundari -- Abortion policy and women's health in developing countries / Ruth Dixon-Mueller -- Sexuality, women's bodies, and women's health. Medical metaphors of women's bodies : menstruation and menopause / Emily Martin. -- A critical historical analysis of the medical construction of lesbianism / Patricia E. Stevens and Joanne M. Hall
Analysis Women Health and hygiene Political aspects
Women Health and hygiene Social aspects
Women's health services Political aspects
Women's health services Social aspects
Collected Works
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Women -- Health and hygiene -- Political aspects.
Women -- Health and hygiene -- Social aspects.
Women's health services -- Political aspects.
Women -- Health and hygiene -- Sociological aspects.
Women's health services -- Social aspects.
Women's Health Services.
Health Policy.
Women's Health.
Author Fee, Elizabeth.
Krieger, Nancy.
LC no. 94000042
ISBN 0895031205 (cloth)
0895031213 (paperback)