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Gender and the Social Construction of Illness

Gender and the Social Construction of Illness( )
Author: Lorber, Judith
Series title:Gender Lens Ser.
ISBN:978-0-8039-5813-5
Publication Date:Jul 1997
Publisher:SAGE Publications, Limited
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:AUD $248.00
Book Description:

In this timely and perceptive volume, Judith Lorber considers the interface between gender as a social institution on the one hand, and western medicine as a social institution on the other. Focusing on belief that illnesses are considered to be physical, Judith Lorber brings a feminist viewpoint to analyze issues of power and politics which have pervaded the study of both gender and medicine in recent times.

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