The Resource Women, health and nation : Canada and the United States since 1945, edited by Georgina Feldberg [and others]

Women, health and nation : Canada and the United States since 1945, edited by Georgina Feldberg [and others]

Label
Women, health and nation : Canada and the United States since 1945
Title
Women, health and nation
Title remainder
Canada and the United States since 1945
Statement of responsibility
edited by Georgina Feldberg [and others]
Contributor
Editor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
How have women in Canada and the US experienced and influenced health care since 1945? Did Canada's national health insurance system lead to fundamental differences in health care? Women, Health, and Nation examines North American women's engagement with their health systems and asks to what extent national citizenship has shaped women's health
Member of
Cataloging source
MUX
Dewey number
362.1/082/097109045
Illustrations
maps
Index
index present
LC call number
RA564.85
LC item number
.W644 2003eb
Literary form
essays
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
McGill-Queen's/Associated Medical Services Hannah Institute studies in the history of medicine, health, and society
Series volume
16
Label
Women, health and nation : Canada and the United States since 1945, edited by Georgina Feldberg [and others]
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
http://library.link/vocab/branchCode
  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Comparative perspectives on Canadian and American women's health care since 1945 / Georgina Feldberg, Molly Ladd-Taylor, Alison Li, and Kathryn McPherson -- "An illness of nine months' duration" : pregnancy and thalidomide use in Canada and the United States / Barbara Clow -- "A kind of genetic social work": Sheldon Reed and the origins of genetic counselling / Molly Ladd-Taylor -- Marty Mann's crusade and the gendering of alcohol addiction / Michelle L. McClellan -- Marketing menopause: science and the public relations of premarin / Alison Li -- On the cutting edge: science and obstetrical practice in a women's hospital, 1945-1960 -- Georgina Feldberg -- Mission to Mothers: Nuns. Latino families, and the founding of Sante Fe's Catholic Maternity Institute / Laura E. Ettinger -- "Midwife preferred" maternity care in outpost nursing stations in Northern Canada, 1945-1988 / Judith Bender Zelmanovits -- Pursuing conception: a physician's experience with In Vitro fertilization / Maureen McCall -- "Guides to womanhood": gynaecology and adolescent sexuality in the Post-Second World War Era / Heather Munro Prescott -- Nursing and colonization: the work of Indian Health Service Nurses in Manitoba, 1945-1970 / Kathryn McPherson -- Race, the State, and Caribbean Immigrant Nurses, 1950-1980 / Aline Charles -- Scenes from the psychiatric hospital / Ann Starr -- Subcutaneous scars: a black physician shares what it feels like to be on the receiving end of racial prejudice, despite a successful career / Vanessa Northington Gamble
  • Writing as Activism: Three women's health documents. Show me a gynecologist and I'll show you a male chauvinist (Even if she's a woman) (1973) / Michele Landsberg -- (Not just) Another day at the gynecologist (1983) / Suzanne Hyers -- Mom's secret: she was one of the lucky ones-A survivor. But No one was ever to know (1998) / Chuck Conconi -- Nursing the dying in post-Second World War Canada and the United States / Susan L. Smith and Dawn Dorothy Nickel -- Crossing the border for abortions: California activists, Mexican clinics, and the creation of a feminist health agency in the 1960s / Leslie J. Reagan -- Policing "pregnant pilgrims": situating the sterilization abuse of Mexican-Origin women in Los Angeles County / Elena R. Gutierrez -- Thinking through the body and the body politics: feminism, history, and health-care policy in the United States / Susan M. Reverby
Control code
ocn180773105
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (438 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781282860902
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
map
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt6wkv3
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
.b2433490x
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)180773105
  • pebcs0773570780

Library Locations

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