Handbook on Gender and Health, edited by Jasmine Gideon

Reviewed By Dorothy H. Broom

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    As an early-career researcher in the early 1970s, I read virtually every scholarly book and article on the social sciences of gender, as well as the mass-market books on feminism. Indeed, I owned most of them. As publications about women and gender proliferated, keeping up became harder, and most of us in academic womens studies (where I worked during the 1980s) acceded to the necessity to focus more tightly on a particular dimension of feminist writing and scholarship. My speciality became the womens health movement, and the politics of womens health policy and services. As publishing within the specialties also ballooned, it became increasingly difficult to keep up even with a more narrowly defined sub-field
    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)81
    Number of pages1
    JournalHealth Promotion Journal of Australia
    Issue number1
    Publication statusPublished - 1 Mar 2017


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