Woman In The Surgeon's Body / Edition 1

Woman In The Surgeon's Body / Edition 1

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by Joan Cassell
     
 

Surgery is the most martial and masculine of medical specialties. What, then, if the surgeon is a woman? Anthropologist Joan Cassell enters this closely guarded arena to explore the work and lives of women practicing their craft in what is largely a man's world. Cassell observed thirty-three surgeons in five North American cities over the course of three years.See more details below

Overview

Surgery is the most martial and masculine of medical specialties. What, then, if the surgeon is a woman? Anthropologist Joan Cassell enters this closely guarded arena to explore the work and lives of women practicing their craft in what is largely a man's world. Cassell observed thirty-three surgeons in five North American cities over the course of three years.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780674004078
Publisher:
Harvard University Press
Publication date:
10/16/2000
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
282
Sales rank:
1,240,301
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.59(d)

Table of Contents

  1. What's an Anthropologist Doing Studying Surgeons?
  2. Bodies of Difference
  3. Telling Stories
  4. Women Leading
  5. Forging the Iron Surgeon
  6. The Gender of Care
  7. A Greedy Institution
  8. A Worst-Case Scenario
  9. Surgeons in This Day and Age

  • Notes
  • References
  • Index

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