A copy that has been read, but remains in clean condition. Incredibly detailed, empowering, and enriched by the extremely diverse opinions and positions of its collaborators, this should be on the bookshelves of women young and old worldwide!! We encourage you to explore this book with curiosity and vision. It helped me back then, and now 30-some years later although some information could do some more updating , it still helps me whenever I go through some ups and downs about my body and the perils of my own circuitous mind. America's best-selling book on all aspects of women's health With more than four million copies sold, Our Bodies, Ourselves is the classic resource that women of all ages can turn to for information about every aspect of their well-being. But there weren't back then. Until mainstream feminism can disengage itself from supporting such a horrid practice and battle cry, many women like me will be left disgusted by the one-sided tirades of so-called feminists.
My answer — control your sex drive, practice abstinence. It has been completely revised and updated for a new generation of women who will need its guidance more than ever as they attempt to take control of their health. Pages are intact and are not marred by notes or highlighting, but may contain a neat previous owner name. They also drew on social determinants of health, such as the ways in which violence, poverty, gender, ethnicity, and other social, occupational and environmental factors combine to influence health status. I've actually never read Our Bodies, Ourselves. Complementary health practices -- 6. All pages are intact, and the cover is intact.
The new edition of Our Bodies, Ourselves offers a relatable voice to help make the very confusing reality of health and sexuality as a girl easier to navigate. It was a revolutionary book back then and it is still a solid resource today. At ThriftBooks, our motto is: Read More, Spend Less. Although I am sure that there are more modern, more up-to-date, references on women's health out there, this title remains for me a no pun intended seminal work. It should be a last resort and it should not be taken so lightly.
Your purchase benefits world literacy! Many of our mothers taught us about menstruation by passing a b I haven't really read the new version but have the old. This not only wastes money and poses avoidable risks but also can discourage women from questioning the assumptions underlying the care they receive and from valuing and sharing their own insights and experiences. Great condition for a used book! Pages are intact and are not marred by notes or highlighting, but may contain a neat previous owner name. The thing that I find most fascinating is how this book has changed across different editions that I have looked at. Possible ex library copy, thatâll have the markings and stickers associated from the library. I was and still am very vocal and always stood my ground as I promoted and protected our rights as students and as blossoming women in our society a deadly cocktail as the high school President who led the 4 year levels of high school! Our Bodies, Ourselves: A New Edition for a New Era. All pages are intact, and the cover is intact.
Our later years -- Medical problems and procedures -- 28. At ThriftBooks, our motto is: Read More, Spend Less. The thing that I find most fascinating is how this book has changed across different editions that I have looked at. A copy that has been read, but remains in excellent condition. May contain limited notes, underlining or highlighting that does affect the text. More than anything else, I wanted to break free from the constricted and restricted environment of sex ual education or the lack thereof where it was not possible to explore and understand our bodies, learn about sex and sexuality without feeling shame and condemnation. Retrieved Mar 22 2019 from Our Bodies, Ourselves A New Edition For A New Era By The Boston Women's Health Book Collective The latest edition of Our Bodies, Ourselves has arrived, and with it comes information, personal stories and advice on how to best take care of our bodies in order to live long, healthy and quality lives.
I think she's trying to teach me some kind of lesson about leaving myself logged in to websites when I use her laptop. Shipped to over one million happy customers. It covers issues in womens' physical, mental and emotional health and tells it in a very straightforward way. As she got to know me, she went out of her way to be kind. There was one on menopause, and some diseases related to menstruation were listed in the part on diseases, but no I read the latest 21st century edition and that's the one my review is based on. I am the artist of my own body, I own my own stories…and indeed I reaffirm that when it comes to my own body, there is no democracy for I am the only ruler with power over it.
It teaches every woman how to take charge of her own body and helps us all become well-informed health care consumers. I've found myself going back to it again and again for specific questions and issues, but also love just flipping through it. The first year of parenting -- 24. Pages can include considerable notes-in pen or highlighter-but the notes cannot obscure the text. Implicit throughout the health information is a critical assessment of the increasing medicalization of women's bodies: health trends to make menopause a sickness instead of a natural stage of life; troubling rises in unnecessary, hysterectomy; and concerns about elective C-sections, for only, a few examples. For this edition they, also involved more than 500 advisors, writers, editors, reviewers and post reviewers from across North America. Plus: The rearranged food pyramid, a chapter about sexual orientation and gender identity, advice for making safer sex more fun, the latest on breast-feeding, support for women experiencing pregnancy loss, and a section devoted to getting the best care in today's complicated health care system.
There is even a section on how to obtain a When this book came out, it was the first book that was widely available that told women about their reproductive body parts, addressed the miracle of menstruation, and spoke about women around the world who loved other women. At ThriftBooks, our motto is: Read More, Spend Less. It had textbook information but too much of a liberal slant and not enough information for those who do want children. All of this is of course ancient history to many. Their mission is to empower women by providing information about health, sexuality, and reproduction. And if women could have only one book on their shelves, let it be this classic tome filled to the brim with practical and empowering information.
Best reference book on the female body you can buy. There was not as much concrete, everyday, factual material as there was a lot of political. My brain was fist pumping the whole way through. It was very liberating at that age to know that much of what was in the book was going to be my own private business in life and I was taking my own voluntary steps to educate myself in preparation for adulthood. So yes, back then this book provided me with many answers an exclusive all-girls school run by nuns in a repressive Roman Catholic country could not provide. Light rubbing wear to cover, spine and page edges. Revisiting this book reminded me of the many aspects of my body, the changes it goes through and the feelings that go with it.
Our bodies in motion -- 5. Quite comprehensive and easy to understand. When this came out, I bought a copy for myself and another to give to my best friend. In short I think the book was full of itself and not nearly as helpful on a practical level as it thinks it is, or should be. The best book for female sexuality and anatomy in print. At ThriftBooks, our motto is: Read More, Spend Less.