Encounters with aging : mythologies of menopause in Japan and North America (eBook, 1994) [WorldCat.org]
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Encounters with aging : mythologies of menopause in Japan and North America

Author: Margaret M Lock
Publisher: Berkeley : University of California Press, ©1993.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Lock explicitly compares Japanese and North American medical and political accounts of female middle age to challenge Western assumptions about menopause. She uses ethnography, interviews, historical and popular culture materials, and medical publications to produce a detailed account of Japanese women's lives.
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Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Lock, Margaret M.
Encounters with aging.
Berkeley : University of California Press, ©1993
(DLC) 93021379
(OCoLC)28929326
Material Type: Document, Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Margaret M Lock
ISBN: 0520082214 9780520082212
OCLC Number: 326336080
Description: 1 online resource (439 pages) : illustrations
Responsibility: Margaret Lock.

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Challenging Western assumptions about female ageing and the menopause, this study examines the experiences of Japanese women and compares them to their North American counterparts. It describes how  Read more...

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