Sex and Medicine: Gender, Power and Authority in the Medical Profession
Cambridge University Press, 13 juin 1998 - 240 pages
This book asks the question 'Do women doctors make a difference?'. Based on an extensive survey of general practioners and specialists in Australia and the UK, the book evokes the culture of contemporary medicine by describing the experiences of doctors themselves. Pringle employs a disctinctive theoretical approach, but writes accessibly and with insight about a profession that is slowly being transformed--partly due to pressure from the increasing number of women doctors. This original and important work contains new visions for medical practice.
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