Women and Health: Feminist Perspectives

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  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 1994-11-01
  • Publisher: Taylor & Franci

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Table of Contents

Introduction: Feminist Perspectives on Women and Healthp. 1
All in Her Mind! Stereotypic Views and the Psychologisation of Women's Illnessp. 7
Young Women and Safer (Hetero)Sex: Context, Constraints and Strategiesp. 13
'I'm Not Fat, I'm Pregnant': The Impact of Pregnancy on Fat Women's Body Imagep. 33
Reproductive Health and Reproductive Technologyp. 49
Waged Work and Well-beingp. 65
What Can She Depend On? Substance Use and Women's Healthp. 85
Surviving by Smokingp. 102
Towards a Feminist Approach to Breast Cancerp. 124
A 'Cure for All Ills'? Constructions of the Menopause and the Chequered Fortunes of Hormone Replacement Therapyp. 141
Widows' Weeds and Women's Needs: The Refeminisation of Death, Dying and Bereavementp. 166
Feminist Reflections on the General Medical Council: Recreation and Retention of Male Powerp. 181
Notes on Contributorsp. 203
Indexp. 205
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