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Complaints and Disorders: The Sexual Politics of Sickness

Complaints and Disorders:The Sexual Politics ofSickness Barbara Ehrenreich,Deirdre English The Feminist Press 1973 In this exciting sequel to their underground bestseller, Witches, Midwives, and Nurses, Barbara Ehrenreich and Deirdre English document the tradition of American sexism in medicine before and after the turn of the century. Citing vivid examples, including numerous “treatments” and “rest cures”…