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Author Gray Jamieson, Gwendolyn.

Title Reaching for health : the Australian women's health movement and public policy / Gwendolyn Gray Jamieson.

Imprint Canberra, ACT : ANU E Press, 2012.


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Description 1 online resource (PDF file (xvi, 394 pages))
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Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Summary This book presents an account of the ideas and work of women's health activists. It also identifies the opportunities for health reform that were created along the way.
Note Online resource; title from PDF title page (viewed December 7, 2012).
Contents Concepts, concerns, critiques -- With only their bare hands -- Infrastructure expansion: 1980s onwards -- Group proliferation and formal networks -- Working together for health -- Women's reproductive rights: confronting power -- Policy responses: states and territories -- Commonwealth policy responses -- Explaining Australia's policy responses -- A glass half full ... -- Appendix 1, Time line of key events, 1960-2011 -- Appendix 2, Women interviewed for the book.
Language English.
Subject Birth control -- Australia -- History.
Contraception -- Australia -- History.
Sex discrimination against women -- Australia -- History.
Women's health services -- Australia -- History.
Women -- Health and hygiene -- Australia -- History.
SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Disease & Health Issues.
Laws of Specific jurisdictions.
Medical and healthcare law.
Political structure and processes.
Politics and government.
Social law.
Society and social sciences Society and social sciences.
Birth control. (OCoLC)fst00833148
Contraception. (OCoLC)fst00876819
Sex discrimination against women. (OCoLC)fst01114376
Women -- Health and hygiene. (OCoLC)fst01176758
Women's health services. (OCoLC)fst01178737
Australia. (OCoLC)fst01204543
Family & Marriage.
Gender Specific Public Health.
Health & Biological Sciences.
Public Health.
Social Sciences.
Sociology & Social History.
Women's Health Services -- history.
Women's Health -- history.
Women's Rights -- history.
History, 20th Century.
History, 21st Century.
Genre/Form Electronic book.
Electronic books.
History. (OCoLC)fst01411628
Other Form: Print version: Gray Jamieson, Gwendolyn. Reaching for health. Canberra, ACT : ANU E Press, 2012 (DLC) 2012451921
ISBN 9781921862670 (pbk.)
192186267X (pbk.)
9781921862687 (ebook)
1921862688 (ebook)
Standard No. NLM 101594790
AU@ 000051588646
AU@ 000058392015
AU@ 000060611437
GBVCP 1008658022
GBVCP 865745544

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