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Geographies of Women''s Health : Place, Diversity and Difference

By: Davis Lewis, Nancy.
Contributor(s): Dyck, Isabel | McLafferty, Sara.
Material type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Routledge International Studies of Women and Place: Publisher: Hoboken : Taylor and Francis, 2012Edition: 1.Description: 1 online resource (300 p.).ISBN: 9780203186022.Subject(s): Medical geography | Women--Health and hygiene--Cross-cultural studies | Women--Medical care--Cross-cultural studies | World health--Case studiesGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Geographies of Women''s Health : Place, Diversity and DifferenceDDC classification: 613 Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Front Cover; Geographies of Women'sHealth; Copyright Page; Contents; List of illustrations; Notes on contributors; Acknowledgments; 1. Why geographies of women's health?: Isabel Dyck, Nancy Davis Lewis,and Sara McLafferty; Part I: Globalization, structural change, and political realignment: implications for women's health; 2. Women's health in Europe: beyond epidemiology?: Carol Thomas and Jan Rigby; 3. Scales of justice: women, equity, and HIV in East Africa: Susan Craddock
4. Women workers and the regulation of health and safety on the industrial periphery: the case of Northern Thailand: Jim Glassman5. Looking back, looking around, looking forward: a woman's right to choose: Patricia Gober and Mark W. Rosenberg; Part II: Providing and gaining access to health care: local areasand networks; 6. Home care restructuring at work: the impact of policy transformation on women's labor: Allison Williams
7. "Thank God she's not sick": health and disciplinary practice among Salvadoran women in northern New Jersey: Caroline Kerner, Adrian J. Bailey, Alison Mountz, Ines Miyares, and Richard A. Wright8. Babies and borderlands: factors that influence Sonoran women's decision to seek prenatal care in southern Arizona: Cynthia Pope; 9. Differing access to social networks: rural and urban women in India with reproductive tract infections and sexually transmitted diseases: Suprabha (Sue) Tripathi
10. Walking the talk: Research partnerships in women's business in Australia: Lenore Manderson, Maureen Kirk, andElizabeth HobanPart III: Embodied health and illness, perceptions, and place; 11. "The baby is turning": child-bearing in Wanigela, Oro Province, Papua New Guinea: Yvonne Underhill-Sem; 12. Fear and trembling in the mall: women, agoraphobia, and body boundaries: Joyce Davidson; 13. Material bodies precariously positioned: women embodying chronic illness in the workplace: Pamela Moss and Isabel Dyck
14. The beauty of health: locating young women's health and appearance: Andrea Litva, Kay Peggs, and Graham Moon15. Women in their place: gender and perceptions of neighborhoods and health in the West of Scotland: Anne Ellaway and Sally Macintyre; Index
Summary: This international collection explores the relationships between society, place, gender and health, and how these play out in different parts of the world.
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Front Cover; Geographies of Women'sHealth; Copyright Page; Contents; List of illustrations; Notes on contributors; Acknowledgments; 1. Why geographies of women's health?: Isabel Dyck, Nancy Davis Lewis,and Sara McLafferty; Part I: Globalization, structural change, and political realignment: implications for women's health; 2. Women's health in Europe: beyond epidemiology?: Carol Thomas and Jan Rigby; 3. Scales of justice: women, equity, and HIV in East Africa: Susan Craddock

4. Women workers and the regulation of health and safety on the industrial periphery: the case of Northern Thailand: Jim Glassman5. Looking back, looking around, looking forward: a woman's right to choose: Patricia Gober and Mark W. Rosenberg; Part II: Providing and gaining access to health care: local areasand networks; 6. Home care restructuring at work: the impact of policy transformation on women's labor: Allison Williams

7. "Thank God she's not sick": health and disciplinary practice among Salvadoran women in northern New Jersey: Caroline Kerner, Adrian J. Bailey, Alison Mountz, Ines Miyares, and Richard A. Wright8. Babies and borderlands: factors that influence Sonoran women's decision to seek prenatal care in southern Arizona: Cynthia Pope; 9. Differing access to social networks: rural and urban women in India with reproductive tract infections and sexually transmitted diseases: Suprabha (Sue) Tripathi

10. Walking the talk: Research partnerships in women's business in Australia: Lenore Manderson, Maureen Kirk, andElizabeth HobanPart III: Embodied health and illness, perceptions, and place; 11. "The baby is turning": child-bearing in Wanigela, Oro Province, Papua New Guinea: Yvonne Underhill-Sem; 12. Fear and trembling in the mall: women, agoraphobia, and body boundaries: Joyce Davidson; 13. Material bodies precariously positioned: women embodying chronic illness in the workplace: Pamela Moss and Isabel Dyck

14. The beauty of health: locating young women's health and appearance: Andrea Litva, Kay Peggs, and Graham Moon15. Women in their place: gender and perceptions of neighborhoods and health in the West of Scotland: Anne Ellaway and Sally Macintyre; Index

This international collection explores the relationships between society, place, gender and health, and how these play out in different parts of the world.

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