Sex and Medicine: Gender, Power and Authority in the Medical Profession

Sex and Medicine: Gender, Power and Authority in the Medical Profession

by Rosemary Pringle
     
 

This insightful 1998 book uses the experiences of women doctors to explore whether they make a difference.See more details below

Overview

This insightful 1998 book uses the experiences of women doctors to explore whether they make a difference.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521578127
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
10/28/2011
Pages:
252
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

1. Introduction; 2. Women take the field; 3. The power of gynaecology; 4. As a fish out of water: women in surgery; 5. Inside medicine: the physician specialties; 6. The unconscious of medicine: anaesthesia and psychiatry; 7. The subalterns of general practice; 8. Nursing a grievance: doctor-nurse relations; 9. Doctors and the women's health movement; 10. Conclusion.

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