The Resource A History of Women's Menstruation from Ancient Greece to the Twenty-First Century : Psychological, Social, Medical, Religious, and Educational Issues, (electronic resource)

A History of Women's Menstruation from Ancient Greece to the Twenty-First Century : Psychological, Social, Medical, Religious, and Educational Issues, (electronic resource)

Label
A History of Women's Menstruation from Ancient Greece to the Twenty-First Century : Psychological, Social, Medical, Religious, and Educational Issues
Title
A History of Women's Menstruation from Ancient Greece to the Twenty-First Century
Title remainder
Psychological, Social, Medical, Religious, and Educational Issues
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
Hufnagel chronicles the historical inaccuracies in understanding menstruation which have contributed to viewing women as a 'second sex' and perpetuated feelings of shame. Her argument claims that only in the last few decades has science begun to fully understand the issue. Subsequent social and psychological treatment of menstruation in recent years has helped women to have an increased sense of comfort with their bodies. From Ancient Greece where Aristotle claimed that women were closer to animals, to contemporary misunderstandings about menstruation leading to increased acne, which was viewe
Cataloging source
AU-PeEL
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Hufnagel, Glenda Lewin
Dewey number
  • 612.6/62
  • 612.662
Language note
English
LC call number
QP263 .H84 2012
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Menstruation -- Religious aspects -- History - -20th century
  • Menstruation -- Social aspects -- Greece -- History -- 20th century
  • Menstruation --Psychological aspects -- History -- 20st century
  • Women -- Health and hygiene -- History -- 20th century
  • Menstruation
  • Menstruation
  • Menstruation
  • Women
  • Behavioral Sciences
  • Socioeconomic Factors
  • Therapeutics
  • Attitude to Health
  • Humanities
  • Reproductive Physiological Processes
  • Public Health
  • Menstrual Cycle
  • Anthropology, Education, Sociology and Social Phenomena
  • Health
  • Psychology, Social
  • Sociology
  • Reproductive Physiological Phenomena
  • Population Characteristics
  • Behavior and Behavior Mechanisms
  • Attitude
  • Environment and Public Health
  • Analytical, Diagnostic and Therapeutic Techniques and Equipment
  • Delivery of Health Care
  • Social Sciences
  • Behavioral Disciplines and Activities
  • Reproductive and Urinary Physiological Phenomena
  • Health Care
  • Psychiatry and Psychology
  • Health Care Quality, Access, and Evaluation
  • Phenomena and Processes
  • Social Conditions
  • Psychology
  • Menstruation
  • Hygiene
  • Education
  • Health Knowledge, Attitudes, Practice
  • History
  • Women's Health
  • Prejudice
  • Human Anatomy & Physiology
  • Health & Biological Sciences
  • Physiology
Label
A History of Women's Menstruation from Ancient Greece to the Twenty-First Century : Psychological, Social, Medical, Religious, and Educational Issues, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Contents
  • Title Page; Copyright Information; Dedication; Table of Contents; Foreword; Acknowledgements; Introduction; Chapter 1- The Ancient Construction: The Classical Greek and Roman Period Through the Eighteenth-Century; The Classical Greek and Roman Period; Medieval Europe; Sixteenth-Century Through Eighteenth-Century Europe; Summary; Chapter 2- The Modern Construction: Nineteenth-Century Europe and America; Medical Explanations of Early Menarche; Menstruation as Rationale Against Girl's Education; Menstruation and Class Differences; Menstruation and Gynecological Surgery
  • The Early Psychiatric Management of MenstruationA Response to Medicine: Women's Religious Reform; Menstruation and Food-Handling Restrictions; Arguments Against Menstruation as Disability; Medical Explanations of Menstruation; Summary; Chapter 3- The Contemporary Construction: Twentieth and Twenty-First Century Europe and America; Decline in Menarcheal Age; Discovery of Hormonal Influence on Menstruation; Menstruation and Class Differences; Menstruation and the Education of Girls; Emergence of Commercially Produced Menstrual Products; Tampons and Toxic Shock Syndrome
  • Tampon Safety and Research ActPMS, Menopause, and the selling of Estrogen; The Ovulatory Revolution; Summary; Chapter 4- Implications for Education; General Educational Implications; Educational Implications of the Religious Construction; Educational Implications of the Medical Construction; Educational Implications of the Commercial Construction; Summary; Chapter 5- Summary, Recommendations, Future Research; Summary; Recommendations; Future Research; References; Index
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (186 p.)
Form of item
electronic
Isbn
9780773411579
Media category
computer
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (CKB)2670000000208412
  • (EBL)950463
  • (OCoLC)797916319
  • (SSID)ssj0000677842
  • (PQKBManifestationID)12328686
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0000677842
  • (PQKBWorkID)10714132
  • (PQKB)11014496
  • (EXLCZ)992670000000208412
Label
A History of Women's Menstruation from Ancient Greece to the Twenty-First Century : Psychological, Social, Medical, Religious, and Educational Issues, (electronic resource)
Publication
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Contents
  • Title Page; Copyright Information; Dedication; Table of Contents; Foreword; Acknowledgements; Introduction; Chapter 1- The Ancient Construction: The Classical Greek and Roman Period Through the Eighteenth-Century; The Classical Greek and Roman Period; Medieval Europe; Sixteenth-Century Through Eighteenth-Century Europe; Summary; Chapter 2- The Modern Construction: Nineteenth-Century Europe and America; Medical Explanations of Early Menarche; Menstruation as Rationale Against Girl's Education; Menstruation and Class Differences; Menstruation and Gynecological Surgery
  • The Early Psychiatric Management of MenstruationA Response to Medicine: Women's Religious Reform; Menstruation and Food-Handling Restrictions; Arguments Against Menstruation as Disability; Medical Explanations of Menstruation; Summary; Chapter 3- The Contemporary Construction: Twentieth and Twenty-First Century Europe and America; Decline in Menarcheal Age; Discovery of Hormonal Influence on Menstruation; Menstruation and Class Differences; Menstruation and the Education of Girls; Emergence of Commercially Produced Menstrual Products; Tampons and Toxic Shock Syndrome
  • Tampon Safety and Research ActPMS, Menopause, and the selling of Estrogen; The Ovulatory Revolution; Summary; Chapter 4- Implications for Education; General Educational Implications; Educational Implications of the Religious Construction; Educational Implications of the Medical Construction; Educational Implications of the Commercial Construction; Summary; Chapter 5- Summary, Recommendations, Future Research; Summary; Recommendations; Future Research; References; Index
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (186 p.)
Form of item
electronic
Isbn
9780773411579
Media category
computer
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (CKB)2670000000208412
  • (EBL)950463
  • (OCoLC)797916319
  • (SSID)ssj0000677842
  • (PQKBManifestationID)12328686
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0000677842
  • (PQKBWorkID)10714132
  • (PQKB)11014496
  • (EXLCZ)992670000000208412

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