Women and Health: Cross-Cultural Perspectives Patricia Whelehan

ISBN: 9780897891387

Published: July 30th 1988

Hardcover

240 pages


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Women and Health: Cross-Cultural Perspectives  by  Patricia Whelehan

Women and Health: Cross-Cultural Perspectives by Patricia Whelehan
July 30th 1988 | Hardcover | PDF, EPUB, FB2, DjVu, audiobook, mp3, RTF | 240 pages | ISBN: 9780897891387 | 6.43 Mb

This long-awaited, holistic, and cross-cultural survey demonstrates the effects of varying economic, political, social and cultural conditions on womens health throughout the world. The authors address a wide range of topics, from the sexual,MoreThis long-awaited, holistic, and cross-cultural survey demonstrates the effects of varying economic, political, social and cultural conditions on womens health throughout the world. The authors address a wide range of topics, from the sexual, reproductive, and gynecological to issues such as stress from and adaptation to increased urbanization, changing work roles, and family structures.

[Offers] a complex picture of womens experiences as seekers of health care in an increasingly multifaceted world in which traditional medical models and treatments have not vanished, but have been suppressed by Western therapies and therapists.American Journal of Physical AnthropologyThis long awaited, holistic, and cross-cultural survey demonstrates the effects of varying economic, political, social and cultural conditions on womens health throughout the world.

The authors address a wide range of topics: from the sexual, reproductive, and gynecological, to issues such as stress from, and adaptation to, increased urbanization, changing work roles, and family structures. Useful text for courses in Womens Health, Anthropology/Sociology of Medicine.



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