The Health of Women: A Relational Perspective Across the Life Cycle / Edition 1

The Health of Women: A Relational Perspective Across the Life Cycle / Edition 1

by Judith A. Lewis
     
 

ISBN-10: 0867204850

ISBN-13: 9780867204858

Pub. Date: 03/01/1996

Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning, LLC

This book provides an integrated, multidisciplinary approach to womenF s health. Historical, sociocultural, psychological and biophysiologica l aspects of women's development are woven together to provide a compl ete women-centered perspective of health. While several excellent book s in print provide information on diagnosis and treatment of women and address

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This book provides an integrated, multidisciplinary approach to womenF s health. Historical, sociocultural, psychological and biophysiologica l aspects of women's development are woven together to provide a compl ete women-centered perspective of health. While several excellent book s in print provide information on diagnosis and treatment of women and address women's growth and development, Lewis and Bernstein strive to fill a void by marrying these perspectives. The book also offers a th orough investigation into the life cycle of women, and the roles of wo men as individuals and members of their communities and cultures.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780867204858
Publisher:
Jones & Bartlett Learning, LLC
Publication date:
03/01/1996
Series:
Nursing Series
Edition description:
1E
Pages:
352
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction
1The Modern Health Care System and Gender Bias: The Historical and Ideological Context3
2The Traditional Model of Women's Growth and Development: A Deficiency Theory18
3Relational Psychology: A Reframing of the Strengths of Women30
4The Female Voice: Women's Ways of Knowing and Communicating37
5The Interaction of Gender, Class, and Race45
6Adolescence65
7The Reproductive Years107
8Peri-Menopause144
9Growing Older192
10Women as Individuals241
11Women in the Context of their Family and Community: Implications for Public and Social Policy260
12The Global Context of Women's Health Care284
13Developing a New Model for the Care of Women322
Index335

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