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Restoring the Balance

Women Physicians and the Profession of Medicine, 1850–1995

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$48.00 • £41.95 • €43.95

ISBN 9780674005679

Publication Date: 03/16/2001


352 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

6 halftones, 5 tables


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  • Acknowledgments
  • Introduction: Restoring the Balance?
  • 1. The Professionalism of Sarah Dolley, M.D.
  • 2. Gendered Practices: Late Victorian Medicine in the Women’s Sphere
  • 3. Maternalist Medicine: Women Physicians in the Progressive Era
  • 4. Redefining the Margins: Women Physicians and American Hospitals, 1900–1939
  • 5. Getting Organized:The Medical Women’s National Association and World War I
  • 6. New Directions: The Eclipse of Maternalist Medicine
  • 7. Resisting the “Feminine Mystique,” 1938–1968
  • 8. Medicine and the New Women’s Movement
  • Conclusion: Reconciling Equality and Difference
  • Notes
  • Index

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