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Complaints and Disorders

The Sexual Politics of Sickness

Complaints and Disorders( )
Author: Ehrenreich, Barbara
English, Deirdre
Series title:Contemporary Classics Ser.
ISBN:978-0-912670-20-1
Publication Date:Jan 1993
Publisher:Feminist Press at The City University of New York
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $7.95
Book Description:

   In this exciting sequel to their underground bestseller, Witches, Midwives, and Nurses, Barbara Ehrenreich and Deirdre English document the tradition of American sexism in medicine before and after the turn of the century. Citing vivid examples, including numerous "treatments" and "rest cures" perpetrated on women through the decades, the authors analyze the biomedical rationale used to justify the wholesale sex discrimination throughout our culture-in education,...
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Book Details
Pages:94
Detailed Subjects: Political Science / Civil Rights
Medical / Ethics
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5.3 x 8.3 x 0.2 Inches
Book Weight:0.26 Pounds
Author Biography
Ehrenreich, Barbara (Author)
Barbara Ehrenreich is the author of "Blood Rites"; "The Worst Years of Our Lives"; "Fear of Falling", which was nominated for a National Book Critics Circle Award, & eight other books. A frequent contributor to Time, Harper's, Esquire, The New Republic, Mirabella, The Nation, The New York Magazine, she lives near Key West, Florida.

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