Into Our Own Hands / Edition 1

Into Our Own Hands / Edition 1

by Sandra Morgen
     
 

ISBN-10: 0813530717

ISBN-13: 9780813530710

Pub. Date: 01/01/2002

Publisher: Rutgers University Press

Morgen (sociology, U. of Oregon) presents a thoroughly researched account of the United States' women's health movement, from its heady beginnings in the late 1960s. Including interviews with more than 40 movement activists, she describes how early grassroots efforts shifted power and responsibility from the medical establishment into women's hands as health care

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Morgen (sociology, U. of Oregon) presents a thoroughly researched account of the United States' women's health movement, from its heady beginnings in the late 1960s. Including interviews with more than 40 movement activists, she describes how early grassroots efforts shifted power and responsibility from the medical establishment into women's hands as health care consumers, providers, and advocates. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780813530710
Publisher:
Rutgers University Press
Publication date:
01/01/2002
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
304
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.64(d)

Table of Contents

Preface and Acknowledgments
Pt. IIn the Beginning
1Conceiving History3
2Foundational Stories and Movement Making16
3On Their Own: Women of Color and the Women's Health Movement41
4Into Our Own Hands: Feminist Health Clinics as Feminist Practice70
Pt. IIThe Politics of Change in Women's Health Movement Organizations
5Against the Odds: Patterns of Organizational Change in Feminist Clinics in the 1970s and 1980s109
6The Changer and the Changed: The Women's Health Movement, Doctors, and Organized Medicine120
7Neither Friend nor Foe: The State, the Movement, and the Changing Political Landscape153
8The Three Rs: Reagan, Retrenchment, and Operation Rescue in the 1980s181
9The Politics of Race and Class: Dreams of Diversity, Dilemmas of Difference206
Afterword: The Movement in the 1990s: Accomplishments and Continuing Challenges232
App. 1Persons Interviewed239
App. 2Clinics and Organizations Surveyed241
Notes243
References253
Index273

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