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Issues of Blood By Jo Campling

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An approach to the subject of menstruation which claims that women's feelings about their periods are shaped by men's attitudes and the imposition of their views on women. Sophie Law's research covered men as lovers, fathers, husbands, doctors and "experts".
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Issues of Blood: The Politics of Menstruation by Jo Campling

An approach to the subject of menstruation which claims that women's feelings about their periods are shaped by men's attitudes and the imposition of their views on women. Sophie Law's research covered men as lovers, fathers, husbands, doctors and "experts".

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About Jo Campling


SOPHIE LAWS is Research Worker/Co-ordinator for Physical Disability Services for West Lambeth Health Authority. She has been a feminist activist for many years, with a particular interest in women's health issues, and is a founder member of the Trouble and Strife collective. She is co-author of Seeing Red: the Politics of Premenstrual Tension and Living with Sickle Cell Disease.

Table of Contents


Why does menstruation matter?; pollution, taboo and etiquette; "a sick joke" - male culture on menstruation; interpreting attitudes towards menstruation - is reproduction central?; menstruation and sexuality - new rules for old; gynaecology - one patriarchal mode of knowledge on menstruation; men's views of menstrual pain - a failure of empathy; mood change and the menstrual cycle - the meaning of premenstrual tension.

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GOR001928599
Issues of Blood: The Politics of Menstruation by Jo Campling
Jo Campling
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Palgrave Macmillan
1990-10-19
244
0333482344
9780333482346
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