Prescribed Norms

Prescribed Norms

Women and Health in Canada and the United States Since 1800

eBook - 2010
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"By comparing ritual practices of various cultures, Prescribed Norms demonstrates how looking at women's health through a masculine lens has distorted current medical understandings of menstruation, menopause, and childbirth, and has often led to faulty medical conclusions. Warsh also illuminates how the shift from informal to more formal, institutionalized treatment impacts both women's health care and women's roles as health practitioners"--Pub. info.
Publisher: Toronto : University of Toronto Press, ©2010.
ISBN: 9781442686557
1442686553
9781442600614
1442600616
9781442603592
1442603593
Characteristics: 1 online resource (xvii, 316 pages) : illustrations, portraits

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