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Women and the Ownership of PMS: The Structuring of a Psychiatric Disorder
- A. E. Figert
- 31 December 1996
Scientists Protect their Cognitive Authority: The Status Degradation Ceremony of Sir Cyril Burt
Our inquiry begins with an observation by historian M.D. King, put forth in 1971 and then widely ignored: The sociologist…must discover the sources of scientific authority and the manner of its… Expand
Women's health research: public policy and sociology.
In the space of just a few years, the amount and nature of scientific research on women's health has emerged as a major policy issue being addressed at the highest levels of the federal government… Expand
The Three Faces of PMS: The Professional, Gendered, and Scientific Structuring of a Psychiatric Disorder
- A. E. Figert
- 1 February 1995
The case examined here concerns the 1986 decision by the Board of Trustees of the American Psychiatric Association (APA) to include Late Luteal Phase Dysphoric Disorder (LLPDD)—a PMS-related… Expand
The use of research participation for mentoring prospective minority graduate students
Les AA. presentent un programme de tutorat en faveur des etudiants de premier cycle issus des minorites ethniques ou de femmes et qui aspirent a passer leur licence. Ils soulignent que ce programme… Expand
A Handbook for teaching medical sociology