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Type: Thesis
Title: Intersections of feminist and medical constructions of menopause in primary medical care and mass media: risk, choice and agency / Madeleine Josephine Murtagh.
Author: Murtagh, Madeleine Josephine
Issue Date: 2001
School/Discipline: Dept. of Public Health
Abstract: Examines language used by general practitioners and in mass media to ask 'what are the implications of constructions of menopause for health care practice and public health for women at menopause?'. Presents the findings of qualitative analysis of semi-structured interviews with nine general practitioners working in rural South Australia and qualitative and quantitative analyses of 345 south Australian newspaper articles from 1986 to 1998.
Dissertation Note: Thesis (Ph.D.)--University of Adelaide, Dept. of Public Health, 2001?
Subject: Menopause Social aspects.
Women Health and hygiene Sociological aspects South Australia
Menopause Hormone therapy.
Estrogen Therapeutic use.
Mass media in health education
Feminism and mass media
Description: Includes bibliographical references (leaves 254-288).
x, 288 leaves ; 30 cm.
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