Reframing Women's Health: Multidisciplinary Research and Practice
SAGE Publications, Jun 7, 1994 - Medical - 432 pages
Taking a multidisciplinary approach, this book presents an insightful exploration of the theoretical and practical advances in women's health care. The opening part examines the various shapes that a new framework in women's health might take. Such issues as using the male experience as the norm, reducing women to merely reproductive entities, and promoting the notion of biological primacy are addressed. In the second part, contributors carry the argument for reframing women's health into the sociopolitical arena, looking at women in the Third World and at integrating women's health into health care reform. Part Three examines significant issues dealing with reproduction and sexuality, while Part Four focuses on the impact of violence and
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Chapter 2 Why a Curriculum on Womens Health?
The Role of Medical Specialization
A Canadian Perspective
New Educational Paradigms
Tools for an Egalitarian WomanCentered Approach to Womens Health
Implications for Womens Health
New Models of Care and a New Academic Discipline
Chapter 18 The Negative Impact of Crime Victimization on Womens Health and Medical Use ...
Challenges to Medical Practice
An Exploratory Study
The Global Epidemic
Part V Research in Womens Health
The Difference It makes
Chapter 23 Real and Perceived Legal Barriers to the Inclusion of Women in Clinical Trials ...
The Politics of Research and Intervention
Part II Social and Political Issues
An International Perspective
The Case for Focus Groups
A Progressive Feminist Agenda
The Inherent Risk in Health Policy Fostering Community Participation ...
Chapter 13 My Mexican Friend Marta Who Lost Her Womb on This Side of the Border
Part III Reproductive Health and Sexuality
Challenges Now and for the Next Century
Not a Matter of Health
Chapter 16 Problems and Prospects of Contemporary Abortion Provision
Chapter 17 Women and HIV
Part IV Violence Abuse and Womens Health
Chapter 25 Toward a Feminist Methodology in Research on Battered Women
Part VI Practice Issues
Chapter 26 Is Care a Remedy? The Case of Nurse Practitioners
Does Thin Equal Healthy?
Barriers and Portals
Chapter 30 Factors Related to Secondary Prevention Behaviors for Breast Cancer
Chapter 31 Tension and Paradox in Framing Interstitial Cystitis
About the Contributors
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