Women s Bodies Women s Lives

Health, Well-being and Body Image Vivienne Anderson, Baukje Miedema, Janet Mary Stoppard ... In the same way that women's bodies/women's lives cannot be separated, nor can the material and the social be separated.

Women s Bodies Women s Lives

This collection deepens our understandings of the ways women are controlled through their bodies. Despite the many inroads made over the past decades, femininity and womanhood continue to be constructed through cultural, political and social ideals. Women's Bodies/Women's Lives is an excellent resource for a powerful movement that can challenge and resist the dominant ideas in society influencing women's sense of self.

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Women's Bodies/Women's Lives
Language: en
Pages: 320
Authors: Vivienne Anderson, Baukje Miedema, Janet Mary Stoppard
Categories: Health & Fitness
Type: BOOK - Published: 2000 - Publisher: Canadian Scholars’ Press

This collection deepens our understandings of the ways women are controlled through their bodies. Despite the many inroads made over the past decades, femininity and womanhood continue to be constructed through cultural, political and social ideals. Women's Bodies/Women's Lives is an excellent resource for a powerful movement that can challenge
Women's Bodies, Women's Lives
Language: en
Pages: 174
Authors: Ruth Halcomb, Hilary A. Davies
Categories: Contraception
Type: BOOK - Published: 1976 - Publisher:

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Women, Body, Illness
Language: en
Pages: 236
Authors: Pamela Moss, Isabel Dyck
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2003-04-14 - Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers

This provocative and moving work explores concepts of body and space to better understand the daily lives and struggles of women with chronic illness. Moss and Dyck show how such women—coping with associated notions of illness, health, and being female—restructure their physical and social environments through the strategies they choose
Women's Bodies, Women's Wisdom
Language: en
Pages: 1184
Authors: Christiane Northrup
Categories: Health & Fitness
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-05-12 - Publisher: Hay House, Inc

THE NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLING GUIDE TO PHYSICAL AND EMOTIONAL WELLNESS FOR WOMEN OF ALL AGES-FULLY REVISED AND UPDATED Emphasizing the body's innate wisdom and ability to heal, Women's Bodies, Women's Wisdom covers the entire range of women's health-from the first menstrual period through menopause. It includes updated information on
Body Talk
Language: en
Pages: 254
Authors: Jane M. Ussher
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 1997 - Publisher: Psychology Press

Psychology has traditionally examined human experience from a realist perspective, focusing on observable 'facts'. This is especially so in areas of psychology which focus on the body, such as sexuality, madness or reproduction. In contrast, many sociologists, anthropologists and feminists have focused exclusively on the cultural and communicative aspects of