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

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I read this as an undergraduate in college. Away from home and in the company of other women who were passionate about learning, I saw the world open up to me. Reading this book (alongside other books ... Read full review

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For Her Own Good is an interesting tale: the evolution of the relationship of women and experts and all its twists, turns, and cul-de-sacs. It is difficult to imagine a more fraught relationship in ... Read full review

Contents

two Witches Healers and Gentleman Doctors
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three Science and the Ascent of the Experts
62
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