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Body and Soul By Edited by Linda Villarosa

Body and Soul
by Edited by Linda Villarosa

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Specifically written to address black women's health problems, this title draws on the expertise of female scientists, academics, health care practitioners and writers and features case studies of more than 60 women. Concerns include facing abortion, sexual abuse and AIDS and raising children.
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Body and Soul: The Black Women's Guide to Physical Health and Emotional Well-being by Edited by Linda Villarosa

An honest, inspirational and also very practical guide reminiscent of Our Bodies, Ourselves written by black women for black women Body and Soul is an honest, straight-from-the-heart guide addresses the physical, emotional, and spiritual health issues and concerns of black women today including: - How black women feel about their bodies - The part that spirituality plays in black women's health - The role of black history and politics in black women's health - Facing abortion, sexual abuse, HIV and AIDS - Raising children today Body & Soul is the first and only self-help book specifically written to address black women's health concerns. Seeking to end the damaging conspiracy of silence about the realities of black women's lives, Body & Soul gives voice to the experiences of black women today. Drawing on the expertise of black female scientists, academics, health care practitioners and writers, and featuring case studies of more than sixty women along with over 100 illustrations and photographs, Body & Soul is an indispensable and empowering self-help guide.

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About Edited by Linda Villarosa


Linda Villarosa is an award-winning health and science writer and Executive Editor at Essence magazine. She lectures across the USA to student, health, and women's groups, and lives in Brooklyn, New York. The National Black Women's Health Project, based in Atlanta, Georgia, was founded by Byllye Avery in 1981. It is a national and international self-help and health-advocacy organisation committed to improving the health of black women.

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GOR002811789
Body and Soul: The Black Women's Guide to Physical Health and Emotional Well-being by Edited by Linda Villarosa
Edited by Linda Villarosa
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Ebury Publishing
2003-07-03
608
0091891396
9780091891398
N/A
Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual binding, cover or edition may vary.
This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us.