Complaints and Disorders: The Sexual Politics of Sickness

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In this exciting sequel to their underground bestseller, Witches, Midwives, and Nurses, Barbara Ehrenreich and Deirdre English document the tradition of American sexism in medicine before and after the turn of the century. Citing vivid examples, including numerous "treatments" and "rest cures" perpetrated on women through the decades, the authors analyze the biomedical rationale used to justify the wholesale sex discrimination throughout our culture-in education, in jobs, and in public life. Ever since Hippocrates, male ...

Complaints and Disorders: The Sexual Politics of Sickness 2011, Feminist Press, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9781558616950

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Complaints and Disorders: The Sexual Politics of Sickness 1993, Feminist Press

ISBN-13: 9780912670201

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