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Women's Health: Readings On Social Economic And Political Issues

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Summary

New! 4th Edition of Women's Health: Readings on Social, Economic, and Political Issues Nancy Worcester & Mariamne H. Whatley Fourth Edition 2004/580 pages/paper The readings are a representation of the exciting range of excellent resources now available on women's health issues. Over 140 articles on important topics, including: - Women and the Health Care System - Inequalities and Health - Images and Gender Roles - Women and Mental Health New articles, including: - A Century of Women's Health (1900-2000), by Office on Women's Health - Evaluating Online Health Information, by Kiki Zeldes - Ruling the Exceptions: Same Sex Battering and Domestic Violence Theory, by Gregory S. Merrill - Endometriosis: New Developments, by Andrea DuBrow

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments xi
Book Introduction xiii
Women and the Health Care System
1(76)
Sexism in Women's Medical Care
4(4)
Mary A. Halas
PRO: Women's Health: Developing a New Interdisciplinary Specialty
8(4)
Karen Johnson
CON: Women's Health as a Specialty: A Deceptive Solution
12(6)
Michelle Harrison
Thinking About Women's Health: The Case for Gender Sensitivity
18(2)
Amal J. Khoury
Carol S. Weisman
Exploring the Biological Contributions to Human Health: Does Sex Matter?
20(4)
How to Tell Your Doctor a Thing or Two
24(4)
Morton Hunt
The Gynecologic Exam and the Training of Medical Students: An Opportunity for Health Education
28(3)
Judith Schmidt
Cadavers, Dolls, and Prostitutes: Medical Pedagogy and the Pelvic Rehearsal
31(10)
Terri Kapsalis
Women's Health Events of the 20th Century
41(5)
The Women's Health Movement in the United States: From Grass-Roots Activism to Professional Agendas
46(6)
Sheryl Burt Ruzek
Julie Becker
Crossing Cultural Borders with ``Our Bodies, Ourselves''
52(4)
Sally Whelan
Jane Pincus
Tales Out of Medical School
56(4)
Adriane Fugh-Berman
Women in Medicine
60(2)
Rebecca D. C. Perry
What Impact Have Women Physicians Had on Women's Health?
62(3)
Judith Lorber
Confronting the Myths: Can America Halt the Slide Toward Health Care Meltdown?
65(4)
Bob LeBow
Scientific Terms Explained
69(3)
Adriane Fugh-Berman
Evaluating Online Health Information
72(5)
Kiki Zeldes
Worksheet
75(2)
Inequalities and Health
77(58)
Age, Race, Class, and Sex: Women Redefining Difference
79(4)
Audre Lorde
There Is No Hierarchy of Oppression
83(1)
Audre Lorde
Unlearning Racism
84(1)
Ricky Sherover-Marcuse
White Privilege: Unpacking the Invisible Knapsack
85(3)
Peggy Mclntosh
Does Racism Harm Health? Did Child Abuse Exist Before 1962? On Explicit Questions, Critical Science, and Current Controversies: An Ecosocial Perspective
88(4)
Nancy Krieger
Health Disparities in the United States
92(3)
Cultural Humility versus Cultural Competence: A Critical Distinction in Defining Physician Training Outcomes in Multicultural Education
95(4)
Melanie Tervalon
Jann Murray-Garcia
Minority Women and Advocacy for Women's Health
99(6)
Shiriki K. Kumanyika
Christiaan B. Morssink
Marion Nestle
Health at the Margins
105(3)
Gabrie'l J. Atchison
Under the Shadow of Tuskegee: African Americans and Health Care
108(5)
Vanessa Northington Gamble
Health and Indigenous People: Recommendations for the Next Generation
113(2)
Michael E. Bird
La Sufrida: Contradictions of Acculturation and Gender in Latina Health
115(6)
Denise A. Segura
Adela de la Torre
Expanding Health Options for Asian and Pacific Islander Women
121(1)
Ramani Sripada-Vaz
Sue Lowcock
Blazes of Truth
122(2)
Susan Schnur
JAP: The New Antisemitic Code Word
124(1)
Francine Klagsbrun
Strained Class Windows
125(3)
Judith K. Witherow
Disability and the Medical System
128(2)
Simply. . . Friend or Foe?
130(5)
Worksheet
133(2)
Gender Roles, Sex, and Marketing
135(58)
Hazards of Hearth and Home
137(12)
Lesley Doyal
Perspectives on Women's Occupational Health
149(4)
Jeanne Mager Stellman
Male and Female Hormones Revisited
153(2)
Mariamne H. Whatley
Intersexuals: Exploding the Binary Sex System
155(3)
Kim Klausner
``Cultural Practice'' or ``Reconstructive Surgery''? U.S. Genital Cutting, the Intersex Movement, and Medical Double Standards
158(11)
Cheryl Chase
The Picture of Health: How Textbook Photographs Construct Health
169(9)
Mariamne H. Whatley
Treating Disease with a Famous Face
178(2)
Alex Kuczynski
Manufacturing Need, Manufacturing ``Knowledge''
180(2)
AMSA's PharmFree Campaign
182(2)
Those Omnipresent Prescription Drug Ads: What to Look Out For
184(1)
How to Read a Drug Ad
185(8)
Worksheet
189(4)
Menstruation
193(32)
If Men Could Menstruate---A Political Fantasy
195(1)
Gloria Steinem
Menarche and the (Hetero) Sexualization of the Female Body
196(10)
Janet Lee
Female Adolescence: Puberty and Growing Up
206(6)
Rose E. Frisch
Don't Just Go with the Flow
212(5)
Teen Voices
The Selling of Premenstrual Syndrome: Who Profits from Making PMS ``The Disease of the 80s''?
217(8)
Andrea Eagan
Worksheet
221(4)
Women and Mental Health
225(30)
Women and Mental Health
227(6)
Marian Murphy
Mad Women or Mad Society: Towards a Feminist Practice with Women Survivors of Child Sexual Assault
233(6)
Fiona Rummery
Co-dependency: A Feminist Critique
239(4)
Bette S. Tallen
Prozac Use Up at UW
243(2)
Amy Zarlenga
Born-Again Prozac: Not Worth the Cost
245(1)
You, Too, Can Hold a Congressional Briefing: The SMCR Goes to Washington About ``Prementrual Dysphoric Disorder'' and Sarafem
246(3)
Paula J. Caplan
Tell Us About Your Activism. . . : No Longer in Whispers
249(6)
Karen Milstein
Worksheet
251(4)
Intimate Partner Violence and Health
255(46)
Continuum of Family Violence
258(1)
Power and Control Wheel
259(1)
Equality Wheel
260(1)
A More Hidden Crime: Adolescent Battered Women
261(3)
Nancy Worcester
The Unique Role Health Workers Can Play in Recognizing and Responding to Battered Women
264(4)
Nancy Worcester
Medical Power and Control Wheel and Medical Advocacy Wheel
268(1)
Battered Women of Color in Public Health Care Systems: Racism, Sexism, and Violence
269(6)
Beth E. Richie
Valli Kanuha
Anishinabe Values / Social Laws Regarding Wife Battering
275(1)
Ruling the Exceptions: Same-Sex Battering and Domestic Violence Theory
276(5)
Gregory S. Merrill
Trans and Intersex Survivors of Domestic Violence: Defining Terms, Barriers, and Responsibilities
281(5)
Diana Courvant
Loree Cook-Daniels
Women's Use of Force: Complexities and Challenges of Taking the Issue Seriously
286(15)
Nancy Worcester
Worksheet
297(4)
Alcohol and Tobacco Issues
301(24)
What Is a Theory of Women's Smoking? and How Do Societies Benefit?
303(2)
Lorraine Greaves
Women and Tobacco
305(3)
Robert Weissman
Alcoholics Invisible: The Ordeal of the Female Alcoholic
308(6)
Marian Sandmaier
Are College Students Alcoholics?
314(3)
Aaron M. Brower
Fetal Alcohol Syndrome: A Nation in Distress
317(3)
Charon Asetoyer
Fetal Alcohol Syndrome Class Related
320(1)
Ruth Hubbard
The Twelve-Step Controversy
321(4)
Charlotte Davis Kasl
Worksheet
323(2)
Food, Body Shaping, and Body Projects
325(60)
Nourishing Ourselves
326(10)
Nancy Worcester
Fatphobia
336(2)
Nancy Worcester
Mental Health Issues Related to Dieting
338(3)
Nancy Worcester
We'll Always Be Fat But Fat Can Be Fit
341(4)
Carol Sternhell
Weight and Health: Analyzing the Surgeon General's ``Call to Action''
345(2)
Lynn McAfee
Pat Lyons
I'm Not Fat, I'm Latina
347(1)
Christy Haubegger
Making ``a Way Outa No Way''
348(13)
Becky W. Thompson
Regarding the FDA's Approval of Saline Breast Implants
361(1)
Diana Zuckerman
Pretty in Ink: Conformity, Resistance, and Negotiation in Women's Tattooing
362(14)
Michael Atkinson
Ouch!: You Call That Body Art?
376(9)
Teen Voices
Worksheet
381(4)
Sexuality and LBT Issues
385(48)
Exposed at Last: The Truth About Your Clitoris
387(2)
Jennifer Johnson
How Being a Good Girl Can Be Bad for Girls
389(10)
Deborah L. Tolman
Tracy E. Higgins
The Orgasm Gap
399(13)
Marcia Douglass
Lisa Douglass
Women's Liberation Is Coming
412(2)
Jennifer O'Connor
A New Politics of Sexuality
414(2)
June Jordan
Do Ask, Do Tell
416(4)
Jennifer E. Potter
Health Care without Shame: Some Background for the Practitioner
420(3)
Charles Moser
Trans Health Crisis: For Us It's Life or Death
423(3)
Leslie Feinberg
Forbidden Fruit
426(2)
Anne Finger
The Need for Intimacy
428(5)
Jane Porcino
Worksheet
431(2)
Fertility, Infertility, and Reproductive Rights / Freedom
433(44)
For Native Women Reproductive Rights Mean . . .
436(1)
Latinas for Reproductive Choice
437(1)
Reproductive Issues Are Essential Survival Issues for Asian-American Communities
438(2)
Connie S. Chan
Will the ``Real'' Mother Please Stand Up? The Logic of Eugenics and American National Family Planning
440(9)
Patricia Hill Collins
Contraceptive Jelly on Toast and Other Unintended Consequences of Sexuality Education
449(3)
Mariamne H. Whatley
Elissa R. Henken
`The Pill' May Not Mix Well with Other Drugs
452(2)
Judith Willis
Eight New Nonhormonal Contraceptive Methods for Men
454(2)
Elaine Lissner
Abortion Fact Sheet: Young Women and Abortion, The Shortage of Abortion Providers, and Who Has Abortions?
456(2)
The Bad Baby Blues: Reproductive Technology and the Threat to Diversity
458(3)
Lisa Blumberg
Discovering That You Are Infertile: One Woman's Experience
461(5)
Naomi Pfeffer
Anne Woollett
Update to ``Discovering That You Are Infertile: One Woman's Experience''
466(2)
Anne Woollett
Naomi Pfeffer
Grade A: The Market for a Yale Woman's Eggs
468(3)
Jessica Cohen
Father Knows Baste
471(6)
Tamar Abrams
Worksheet
475(2)
Childbirth and Lactation
477(44)
The Cultural Warping of Childbirth
479(6)
Doris Haire
Routine Midwifery Care: Why Not Here?
485(3)
Leah Hyder
Cesarean Section in the United States
488(1)
Midwifery Facts
489(1)
How Do Socioeconomic Factors Affect Disparities in Maternal Mortality?
490(3)
Deborah Maine
Understanding Distress in the Aftermath of Miscarriage
493(2)
Pamela A. Geller
What Is Postpartum Depression?
495(3)
Leslie W. Tarn
Formula for Profit: How Marketing Breastmilk Substitutes Undermines the Health of Babies
498(5)
Jennifer Coburn
From TV to Real Life: Lack of Education Causes Tragic Results
503(2)
Jennifer Coburn
Nutrition, Breastfeeding, and Ethnicity: Understanding Maternal and Child Health Beliefs among New-Wave Immigrants
505(6)
Caroline Westbrook Arnold
Blood and Milk: Constructions of Female Bodily Fluids in Western Society
511(10)
Ros Bramwell
Worksheet
517(4)
Aging, Ageism, Mid-life and Older Women's Health Issues
521(44)
Ageing
523(2)
Patsy J. Murphy
Women and Ageing: The Dreaded Old Woman Fights Back
525(5)
Madge Sceriha
An Open Letter to the Women's Movement
530(1)
Barbara Macdonald
More Selling of HRT: Still Playing on the Fear Factor
531(19)
Nancy Worcester
Mariamne Whatley
Now the Truth Is Known
550(1)
Amy Allina
Cindy Pearson
HRT: Overview
551(2)
Hormone Therapy: Six Steps Toward a Better Future
553(1)
Cindy Pearson
Phytoestrogens: A New Alternative for Women?
554(3)
Adriane Fugh-Berman
Hormones for Men: Is Male Menopause a Question of Medicine or of Marketing?
557(8)
Jerome Groopman
Worksheet
563(2)
The Politics of Disease
565(50)
Breast Cancer: Power vs. Prosthesis
567(4)
Audre Lorde
Breast Cancer: The Environmental Connection
571(6)
Rita Arditti
Tatiana Schreiber
National Women's Health Network Fact Sheet: Breast Cancer and Women of Color
577(3)
It's Breast Cancer Awareness Month: Read This Before You Have a Mammogram
580(1)
Surgeon Who Headed a U.K. Mammography Program Becomes One of Its Strongest Critics
581(2)
Tamoxifen: Breast Cancer Prevention That's Hard to Swallow
583(2)
Rita Arditti
Pinstripes to Pullovers: Learning to Live with Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
585(2)
Donna Kiefer
A Survey of Attitudes and Experiences of Women with Heart Disease
587(9)
Elisa Marcuccio
Nancy Loving
Susan K. Bennett
Sharonne N. Hayes
Endometriosis: New Developments
596(2)
Andrea DuBrow
Vagina Dialogue: One Woman's Battle with a Mysterious Illness
598(1)
Tenaya Darlington
What to Ask Your Gynecologist
599(3)
Molly M. Ginty
Waging War on STDs---and Drugmaker Apathy---with Microbicides
602(3)
Elizabeth Suiter
With or without the Dam Thing: The Lesbian Safer Sex Debate
605(4)
Carol Camlin
A Gendered Epidemic: Women and the Risks and Burdens of HIV
609(6)
Peter Piot
Worksheet
613(2)
Resource Information 615(4)
Index 619


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