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Women and the health care industry : an unhealthy relationship?

Author: Peggy Foster
Publisher: Buckingham ; Bristol, Pa. : Open University Press, 1995.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This work claims that women are being exploited by the health-care providers. It takes a critical look at the kind of health care provided for women by mainstream medicine and argues that the current  Read more...

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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Foster, Peggy.
Women and the health care industry.
Buckingham ; Bristol, Pa. : Open University Press, 1995
(OCoLC)664763024
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Peggy Foster
ISBN: 0335094732 9780335094738 0335094724 9780335094721
OCLC Number: 31607427
Description: 218 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Contraception and abortion; maternity care; infertility treatment; the menopause; mental-health care; cancer screening; health promotion; HIV/AIDS.
Responsibility: Peggy Foster.

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