Revisioning Women, Health and Healing: Feminist, Cultural, and Technoscience Perspectives
This collection reconceptualizes women's health and healing, crossing disciplinary boundaries to rupture the biomedicalization of women's bodies. It examines the implications and representations of race, class and gender in health care and offers new approaches to women's health care. Subjects covered range from reproductive issues and nutrition to public health surveillance and AIDS.
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