Complaints & Disorders [Complaints and Disorders]: The Sexual Politics of Sickness [NOOK Book]

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Since 1973 this path-breaking work has set the tone for taking reproductive technology, abortion, childbirth, and psychiatric evaluations away from a sexist medical profession and putting women in charge of their own bodies and healthcare.
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Complaints & Disorders [Complaints and Disorders]: The Sexual Politics of Sickness

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Overview

Since 1973 this path-breaking work has set the tone for taking reproductive technology, abortion, childbirth, and psychiatric evaluations away from a sexist medical profession and putting women in charge of their own bodies and healthcare.
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WomanSource Catalog & Review: Tools for Connecting the Community for Women
In this follow-up to Witches, Midwives, and Nurses, Barbara Ehrenrich and Deirdre English look at the evolution of the medical view of the female sexand how it has been used to reinforce the social view of women. Beginning in the late 19th century, the fact of women's inferiority was "proven" through medical science. Today, the medical establishment still serves to give "scientific" justifications for the sexist values of our society. The point here is that medicine is not an objective, women need to address not only access to care, but also the prejudices which affect that care.
—FGP
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781558616967
  • Publisher: Feminist Press at CUNY, The
  • Publication date: 7/1/2011
  • Series: Contemporary Classics
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Edition description: Second Edition
  • Pages: 112
  • Sales rank: 576,492
  • File size: 5 MB

Meet the Author

Barbara Ehrenreich
Barbara Ehrenreich is author of the 2002 New York Times bestseller Nickel and Dimed: On (Not) Getting By in America. She has written nearly twenty books, and has been a columnist for Time magazine and the New York Times. She has contributed to The Progressive, Harpers, The Atlantic Monthly, Ms., The New Republic, Z Magazine, In These Times, and Salon.com.

Deirdre English is the former editor of Mother Jones magazine. She has written for the Nation, New York Times Book Review, San Francisco Magazine, S.F. Chronicle Sunday Magazine, Vogue, and public radio and television. Currently, English is a professor at University of California, Berkeley's Graduate School of Journalism.
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