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Geographies of Women's Health

Place, Diversity and Difference, 1st Edition

Edited by Isabel Dyck, Nancy Davis Lewis, Sara McLafferty


304 pages

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Paperback: 9780415695336
pub: 2011-09-26
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This international collection explores the relationships between society, place, gender and health, and how these play out in different parts of the world. The chapters work together in examining the complex layering of social, economic and political relations that frame women's health. The authors demonstrate that women's health needs to be understood 'in place' if gains are to be made in improving women's health and health care.

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Routledge International Studies of Women and Place

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SCIENCE / Earth Sciences / Geography
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Human Geography