PDF or EPUB Wings of Gauze Women of Color and the Experience of Health and Illness
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Wings of Gauze is an anthology on health and illness as experienced by women of color in the United States Written by community activists health professionals and scholars in the social sciences and humanities the essays address the interconnections of psychological and physical health ideas of traditional medicine among various groups historical perspectives of culture as a actor in medicine breast cancer and health issues affected by ederal and policy rape and domestic violence reproductive rights substance abuse and sexually transmitted disease Women of color who make up .