1994

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Caring and Curing

Historical Perspectives on Women and Healing in Canada

This collection of essays takes the reader from the early 19th century struggle between female midwives and male physicians right up to the late 20th century emergence of professionally trained … ; 231 View
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Introduction

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This collection of articles on women and health care in Canada from the 1880s to the present, which grew out of the 1991 University of Ottawa Hannah Lecture Series, contributes to an … ; 15 $1.65 Add
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Helpers or Heroines? The National Council of Women, Nursing, and "Woman’s Work" in Late Victorian Canada

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The National Council of Women, Nursing, and "Woman’s work" in Late Victorian Canada 32 $3.52 Add
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Shifting Professional Boundaries: Gender Conflict in Public Health, 1920-1925

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Conflict and contradictions were inevitable as public health nurses and physicians attempted to work together. 21 $2.31 Add
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Science and Technique: Nurses’ Work in a Canadian Hospital, 1920-1939

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For the most part, feminist scholars have concluded that until at least the post-World War II years nursing work fell outside the modern paradigm of science. This chapter challenges that … 30 $3.30 Add
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"Larger Fish to Catch Here than Midwives": Midwifery and the Medical Professionin Nineteenth-Century Ontario

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This chapter attempts to comprehend the early evolution of Ontario’s midwives 31 $3.41 Add
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Helen MacMurchy: Popular Midwifery and Maternity Services for Canadian Pioneer Women

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Over the course of the nineteenth and twentieth centuries, male medical practitioners successfully asserted control over more and more aspects of the traditional mothering role. The … 26 $2.86 Add
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Care of Mothers and Infants in Montreal between the Wars: The Visiting Nurses of Metropolitan Life, Les Gouttes de lait, and Assistance maternelle

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At the end of the nineteenth century, by which time midwives had been practically eliminated, at least in urban areas, women’s knowledge of child rearing began to be looked down upon, and … 18 $1.98 Add
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"No Longer an Invisible Minority": Women Physicians and Medical Practice in Late Twentieth-Century North America’

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While Canadian medicine even today continues to be male-dominated in terms of numbers and of power, and medicine itself still remains at the pinnacle of the late twentieth-century health care … 28 $3.08 Add