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Women physicians and the cultures of medicine

Author: Ellen Singer More; Elizabeth Fee; Manon Parry
Publisher: Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, 2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

Illuminating the ethnic, political, and personal diversity of women physicians, the book reveals them as dedicated professionals who grapple with obstacles and embrace challenges, even as they  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ellen Singer More; Elizabeth Fee; Manon Parry
ISBN: 9780801890383 0801890381
OCLC Number: 928876049
Notes: Trabajos Originales presentados al symposium, Women Physicians, Women's Politics, Women's Health: Emerging Narratives, hosted by the National Library of Medicine in 2005. This symposium was organized in conjunction with the NLM exhibition, Changing the Face of Medicine: Celebrating America's Women Physicians.
Description: XIV, 357 p. : il. ; 24 cm
Contents: Mary Putnam Jacobi and the nineteenth-century politics of women's health research / Carla Bittel --
Maternity and the female body in the writings of Dr. Marie Zakrzewska, 1829-1902 / Arleen Marcia Tuchman --
Female patient agency and the 1892 trial of Dr. Mary Dixon Jones in late nineteenth-century Brooklyn / Regina Morantz-Sanchez --
A Chinese woman doctor in progressive era Chicago / Judy Tzu-Chun Wu --
Professionalism versus sexuality in the career of Dr. Mary Calderone, 1904-1998 / Ellen S. More --
The legacy of masculine codes of honor and the admission of women to the medical profession in the nineteenth century / Robert A. Nye --
Women physicians and the twentieth-century women's health movement in the United States / Sandra Morgen Narrative forms in Our bodies, ourselves / Susan Wells --
Feminists fight the culture of exclusion in medical education, 1970-1990 / Naomi Rogers --
Women physicians and medical sects in nineteenth-century Chicago / Eve Fine --
Ruth A. Parmelee, Esther P. Lovejoy, and the discourse of motherhood in Asia Minor and Greece in the early twentieth century / Virginia A. Metaxas --
Women physicians and a new agenda for college health, 1920-1970 / Heather Munro Prescott.
Responsibility: edited by Ellen S. More, Elizabeth Fee, Manon Parry.


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This lively collection of essays will no doubt be enlightening to the current generation of medical students, historians, and scholars. -- Barbara F. Atkinson Journal of Clinical Investigation Read more...

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