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Gender, health and healing : the public/private divide / edited by Gillian Bendelow [and others].

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London ; New York : Routledge, 2002.

Physical description

viii, 292 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm

Bibliographic information

Includes bibliographical references and index.


Introduction: overcoming divisions: reflections on tradition, change and critical continuity / Gillian Bendelow, Mick Carpenter, Caroline Vautier and Simon Williams -- Corporeal reflections on the biological: reductionism, constructionism and beyond? / Simon J. Williams -- Anchoring the head: the disappearing (biological) body / Lynda Birke -- Building genethics from below / Hilary Rose -- Why turn to speculative fiction? On reconceiving feminist research for the twenty-first century / Joan Haran -- What about the girl next door? Gender and the politics of professional self-regulation / Celia Davies -- Reflections on women's unpaid health work: selective use of packages of care / Gillian Lewando Hundt -- Shouldering the burden: health work in the locality: the case of funeral directing / Anne Murcott -- The archaeology of psychiatric disorder: gender and disorders of thought, emotion and behaviour / Joan Busfield -- Experiences of ADHD: children, health research and emotion work / Gillian Bendelow and Geraldine Brady -- Gender equity in health: debates and dilemmas / Lesley Doyal -- Children, healing, suffering and voluntary consent / Priscilla Alderson --Integrated medicine: an examination of GP-complementary practitioner collaboration / Ursula Sharma -- Medical uncertainty revisited / Renée C. Fox -- Resisting 'fatal unclutteredness': conceptualising the sociology of health and illness into the millennium / Virginia Olesen -- Concluding comments / Meg Stacey.


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