For her own good: 150 years of the experts' advice to women

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Anchor Press, 1978 - Family & Relationships - 325 pages
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Review: For Her Own Good: Two Centuries of the Experts' Advice to Women

User Review  - Oraynab Mohamad - Goodreads

Barbara Ehrenreich shows how science and the medical field have repressed women. She makes a compelling argument through academic and literary sources. At times, the links she tries to make seem ... Read full review

Review: For Her Own Good: Two Centuries of the Experts' Advice to Women

User Review  - Chelce Snider - Goodreads

This book was amazing. It went through a timeline of advice that, as the book shows, has done almost nothing for women, but a whole lot for men. One of the most interesting sections of this book is ... Read full review

Contents

two Witches Healers and Gentleman Doctors
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three Science and the Ascent of the Experts
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FOUR The Sexual Politics of Sickness
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About the author (1978)

Barbara Ehrenreich is the author of Blood Rites: Origins and History of the Passions of War and Nickle and Dimed: On (Not) Getting By in America