Geographies of Women's Health: Place, Diversity and Difference

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Nancy Lewis, Isabel Dyck, Sara McLafferty
SUNY Press, 2001 - Health & Fitness - 304 pages
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This international collection explores the relationships between society, place, gender and health, and how these play out in different parts of the world. The chapters work together in examining the complex layering of social, economic and political relations that frame women's health. The authors demonstrate that women's health needs to be understood 'in place' if gains are to be made in improving women's health and health care.
 

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Contents

Isabel Dyck Nancy Davis Lewis and Sara McLafferty
1
Globalization structural change and political realignment implications for womens health
21
Providing and gaining access to health care local areas and networks
105
Embodied health and illness perceptions and place
195
Index
282
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