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Books, Journals, New Media
June 11, 2003

Women's Health

Author Affiliations

Books, Journals, New Media Section Editor: Harriet S. Meyer, MD, Contributing Editor, JAMA; David H. Morse, MS, University of Southern California, Norris Medical Library, Journal Review Editor.

JAMA. 2003;289(22):3015-3016. doi:10.1001/jama.289.22.3015

Anthropologist Sandra Morgen's study of the women's health movement draws on ethnographic fieldwork in a feminist health clinic in the late 1970s and more than two decades of research with more than 50 feminist health organizations and leaders of major movement organizations. Focusing on the direct-service gynecological care wing of the movement, case studies provide insight into the complexities of operating feminist health clinics, including forging relationships with the state, more established health organizations, and opponents.

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