Biology of Women

Biology of Women

Book - 2002
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Thompson Learning
Centered around the health of the human female throughout the lifespan, Biology of Women continues to provide a basic framework upon which health related issues can be discussed. Now in its fourth edition, the text remains unique due to its biological depth for medical professionals with the readability for non-major students. A woman’s reproductive life and psychological issues are covered, as well as an examination of the sociological and cultural factors that influence a woman’s nutrition and physical activity. New pedagogical features to this edition include case studies, glossary of terms, controversial treatment options, and historical perspectives.

Cengage Learning
Centered around the health of the human female throughout the lifespan, Biology of Women continues to provide a basic framework upon which health related issues can be discussed. Now in its fourth edition, the text remains unique due to its biological depth for medical professionals with the readability for non-major students. A woman's reproductive life and psychological issues are covered, as well as an examination of the sociological and cultural factors that influence a woman's nutrition and physical activity. New pedagogical features to this edition include case studies, glossary of terms, controversial treatment options, and historical perspectives.

Book News
Providing a lifespan perspective in the context of feminism and the health care system, this text lucidly covers female sexuality, reproduction, contraception, and menopause; the basis of biological differences; gynecological difficulties; HIV/AIDS; health and the working woman; cosmetics ("the multimillion dollar put-on"); and empowerment through preventative care. Includes supporting tables, figures, photos, Web sites, and a glossary. Dates are not given for previous editions. Colleagues at the U. of Wisconsin- Milwaukee are acknowledged by the late author's family for completing the volume. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Oxford University Press
Biology of Women 4th edition is a unique blend of biological depth with a readable women?s health discussion. Reproductive, psychological, sociological, and cultural factors that affect women are covered in detail. New features include case studies, glossary of terms, and historical perspectives.

Publisher: Albany, NY : Delmar Thomson Learning, c2002
Edition: 4th ed
Description: xvi, 656 p. : ill
ISBN: 9780766811423
0766811425
Branch Call Number: 613.04244 Slo

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