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Health & Fitness Women's Health

Women's Health

Intersections of Policy, Research, and Practice

edited by Pat Armstrong & Jennifer Deadman

Publisher
Canadian Scholars' Press Inc.
Initial publish date
Nov 2008
Category
Women's Health
  • Paperback / softback

    ISBN
    9780889614666
    Publish Date
    Nov 2008
    List Price
    $49.95

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Description

While women comprise the largest segement of health workers, health consumers, and health decision-makers for their families and communities, it has often been difficult for women to make themselves heard. Women's Health focuses on women's health issues from multiple perspectives and draws upon research and practice that include both qualitative and quantitative methodologies in data collection and knowledge formation.
Women's Health incorporates work that has been produced from grassroots investigations of women's health issues and addresses specific health issues, diversity issues, and a variety of issues previously unexplored. In an effort to exemplify alternative forms of knowledge collection, and the importance of inclusiveness, diversity, and realism when understanding the various facets of women's health, Women's Health also highlights the work of women whose voices may not normally be heard or recognized — in a way that stretches beyond the traditional parameters of knowledge-sharing practices.

About the authors

Pat Armstrong is a Distinguished Research Professor of Sociology at York University and a Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada. She is the author of numerous books and articles in health and gender and has held a Canada Health Services Research Foundation/Canadian Institute of Health Research Chair in Health Services.

Pat Armstrong's profile page

Jennifer Deadman is at the Institute for Health Research at York University.

Jennifer Deadman's profile page

Editorial Reviews

"This book will provide a very original and important addition to the existing literature. I like the fact that the book has a Canadian focus. It also addresses many issues of diversity — immigrant women, transgendered health issues, and disabled women's health. It does a good job of explaining a gender-based analysis, and it recognizes determinants of health."— “Margaret Kechnie, Laurentian University

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