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Witches, Midwives, and Nurses: A History of Women Healers

Barbara Ehrenreich, Deirdre English - Medical - 1973 - 48 pages
Looks at the history of medical practice, argues that the suppression of female healers began with the European witch hunts, and describes the sexism of the current medical ...
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Nickel and Dimed: On (Not) Getting By in America

Barbara Ehrenreich - Business & Economics - 2001 - 221 pages
The sharp social critic and author of Blood Rites looks underneath the illusion of American prosperity at poverty and hopelessness in America.
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The Commercialization of Intimate Life: Notes from Home and Work

Arlie Russell Hochschild - Social Science - 2003 - 313 pages
Looking at a series of intimate moments that affect people, the author of three "New York Times" Notable Books offers fresh essays on how everyday lives are shaped by modern ...
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Complaints and Disorders: The Sexual Politics of Sickness

Barbara Ehrenreich, Deirdre English - Health & Fitness - 1973 - 94 pages
In this sequel to their underground bestseller Witches, Midwives, and Nurses, Ehrenreich and English document the tradition of American sexism in medicine before and after the ...
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Bait and Switch: The (Futile) Pursuit of the American Dream

Barbara Ehrenreich - Business & Economics - 2005 - 237 pages
Focuses on the world of white-collar unemployment as seen through the eyes of the unemployed, describing the woes of "surplus" employees who are forced to confront the ...
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Dancing in the Streets: A History of Collective Joy

Barbara Ehrenreich - History - 2007 - 320 pages
The author of the critically acclaimed Blood Rites examines the human impulse toward collective joy, historically expressed in communal celebrations, reflecting the human ...
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Blood Rites: Origins and History of the Passions of War

Barbara Ehrenreich - History - 1998 - 304 pages
A study of the human attraction to violence and war ranges from the human sacrifices of the ancient world to the Holocaust, tracing the impulse to slaughter to the blood rites ...
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The Snarling Citizen: Essays

Barbara Ehrenreich - Literary Collections - 2000 - 256 pages
In this collection of essays, her first since the best-selling The Worst Years of Our Lives, Barbara Ehrenreich delves into the soul of the 1990s in search of the American ...
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This Land Is Their Land: Reports from a Divided Nation

Barbara Ehrenreich - Business & Economics - 2009 - 256 pages
Denounces the twenty-first-century's first political decade as the cruelest in memory, in a report that analyzes such modern challenges as political and corporate corruption ...
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For Her Own Good: Two Centuries of the Experts' Advice to Women

Barbara Ehrenreich, Deirdre English - Social Science - 2005 - 410 pages
An updated history of the experts, largely men, who have given professional advice to women makes the point that this advice has been unscientific, arrogant, biased, and ...
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