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Author Ehrenreich, Barbara.

Title For her own good : two centuries of the experts' advice to women / Barbara Ehrenreich and Deirdre English.

Publication Info. New York : Anchor Books, 2005.


Location Call No. Status
 University of Saint Joseph: Pope Pius XII Library - Standard Shelving Location  305.42 E33F    Check Shelf
Edition Second Anchor Books edition.
Description xx, 410 pages ; 21 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages [363]-388) and index.
Contents In the ruins of patriarchy -- Witches, healers, and gentleman doctors -- Science and the ascent of the experts -- The sexual politics of sickness -- Microbes and the manufacture of housework -- The century of the child -- Motherhood as pathology -- From masochistic motherhood to the sexual marketplace.
Subject Women -- history -- United States.
Ethics, Medical -- history -- United States.
History, 19th Century -- United States.
History, 20th Century -- United States.
Maternal Health Services -- history -- United States.
Women's Health Services -- history -- United States.
Women's Rights -- history -- United States.
Women -- United States -- Social conditions.
Maternal and infant welfare -- United States -- History.
Women's health services -- Social aspects -- United States -- History.
Medical ethics -- United States -- History.
Women's rights -- United States -- History.
Added Author English, Deirdre.
ISBN 1400078008
ISSN 1400078008
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