The postconventional body: retheorising women's health.


We propose that women's health-both theory and practice-is a powerful arena in which to re-align and change the modernist theoretical underpinnings of current biomedical paradigms, which limit our understanding both of concepts of health and illness and of the impact of health care technologies on the body. We highlight the necessity of a move to a more… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.socscimed.2009.04.027


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@article{Einstein2009ThePB, title={The postconventional body: retheorising women's health.}, author={Gillian Einstein and Margrit Shildrick}, journal={Social science & medicine}, year={2009}, volume={69 2}, pages={293-300} }