Intimate Adversaries: Cultural Conflict Between Doctors and Women Patients

Intimate Adversaries: Cultural Conflict Between Doctors and Women Patients

by Alexandra Dundas Todd
     
 

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For over two years Alexandra Todd audiotaped and observed communications between gynecologists and women patients in a private practitioner's office and in a community clinic. Intimate Adversaries provides a close-up view of what takes place in medical interactions centered on reproductive care.

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For over two years Alexandra Todd audiotaped and observed communications between gynecologists and women patients in a private practitioner's office and in a community clinic. Intimate Adversaries provides a close-up view of what takes place in medical interactions centered on reproductive care.

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Todd (sociology, Suffolk U.) draws on observations, made over a two- year period, of communications between gynecologists and patients in a private practitioner's office and in a community clinic. She presents her insights regarding science, modern medicine, and women's health. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780812212778
Publisher:
University of Pennsylvania Press, Inc.
Publication date:
01/01/1989
Pages:
174
Product dimensions:
5.91(w) x 9.06(h) x (d)

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