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In the patient's best interest : women and the politics of medical decisions / Sue Fisher.

  • Fisher, Sue, 1936-
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New Brunswick, New Jersey : Rutgers University Press, 1986.

Physical description

ix, 214 pages ; 23 cm

Bibliographic information

Includes bibliographical references (pages 195-207) and index.


Whisper, whisper, whisper : the scope of analysis -- No more uterus, no more babies : how language functions in medical discourse -- What brings you in today? : the structure of medical discourse -- And another time, dear, we'll need to do a pap smear : the unfolding phases of medical discourse -- Spinning the contextual web.


Copy 1. Donor: This item was originally held in the Women's Health Library. It was donated to Wellcome in 2016 by the Feminist Library, which acted as temporary custodian following the closure of Women's Health in 2006. The Women's Health Library archive, consisting of information files on a wide range of health issues, is held in the Wellcome Library (Reference: SA/WHL).
Copy 1. Former Women's Health Library shelfmark: Bm


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  • 9780813513058