Covering the lifespan of women from puberty to old age, this comprehensive collection provides ground-breaking research and theory that challenges current conceptions of women's health and illustrates the diversity of approaches in this burgeoning field. The interdisciplinary angle of the book will appeal to a wide-ranging readership and includes detailed commentaries on key topics such as: anorexia, nervosa, menstruation, sexual abuse, breast cancer, sexual violence, drug abuse, menopause, self-harm, sexual health, harassment, contraception, disability, women with HIV screening, abortion, pregnancy, motherhood, exercise, transgender issues, eating disorders, stress in the workplace, dementia, body image, and, depression.Drawing on contributions from the UK, USA, Australia, The Netherlands, New Zealand, Eire and Canada, "Women's Health" aims to be a source book for information, to provoke debate and to assert the importance of 'the woman question' in considerations of health. This authoritative and extensive collection represents a major contribution to contemporary developments in the field of women's health.
Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Number of pages: 532
Weight: 756 g
Dimensions: 228 x 166 x 27 mm