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Title Rural women's health / edited by Beverly D. Leipert, Belinda Leach, and Wilfreda E. Thurston.

Published Toronto : University of Toronto Press, [2012]


Location Call No. Status
 UniM BioMed  362.104257082 RURA    AVAILABLE
Physical description x, 458 pages ; 25 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction : Connecting rural women's health across time, locales, and disciplines / Beverly D. Leipert, Belinda Leach, and Wilfreda E. Thurston -- Looking back and forging ahead : rural women's health research and policy in Canada / Rebecca Sutherns and Margaret Haworth-Brockman -- Rural women's research and action on the prairies / Margaret Haworth Brockman ... [et al.] -- Closing the gap : rural women's organizations and rural women's health in Canada / Beverly D. Leipert, Tamara Landry, and Belinda Leach -- Health issues of women in rural United States : an overview / Angeline Bushy -- Farm work in Ontario and breast cancer risk / James T. Brophy ... [et al.] -- An exploration of Canadian farm women's food provisioning practices / Lynn McIntyre and Krista Rondeau -- The multiple dimensions of health : weaving together food sustainability and farm women's health / Wendee Kubik and Amber Fletcher --
Outside assumptions : research with the Old Order Mennonite women in Ontario : an exploratory study / Ewa M. Dabrowska and Susan K. Wismer -- Living with their bodies : three generations of rural Newfoundland and Labrador women / Marilyn Porter and Natalie Beausoleil -- Intimate partner violence : understanding and responding to the unique needs of women in rural and northern communities / Karen G. Dyck, Kelly L. Stickle, and Cindy L. Hardy -- There's a nightmare in the closet! Post-traumatic stress disorder as a major health issue for women living in remote aboriginal communities / Beverly Illauq -- Rural women's strategies for seeking mental health and housing services / Phyllis Montgomery ... [et al.] -- Being a good woman : the gendered impacts of restructuring in rural Alberta / Barbara Heather ... [et al.] -- Gender politics and rural women : barriers to and strategies for enhancing resiliency / Nikki Gerrard and Alanah Woodland --
Defining health : perspectives of African Canadian women living in remote and rural Nova Scotia communities / Josephine B. Etowa ... [et al.] -- The quality of life of elderly Ukrainian women in rural Saskatchewan / Nuelle Novik -- In the dark : uncovering influences on pregnant women's health in the Northwest Territories / Pertice M. Moffitt -- Leisure, rural community identity, and women's health : historical and contemporary connections / Deborah Stiles ... [et al.] -- Healthy rural bodies? Embodied approaches to the study of rural women's health / Jo Little -- Women, chronic illness, and rural Australia : exploring the intersections between space, identity, and the body / Barbara Pini and Karen Soldatic -- Health policy and the politics of citizenship : northern women's care giving in rural British Columbia / Jo-Anne Fiske ... [et al.] -- Well beings : placing emotion in rural, gender, and health research / Deborah Thien.
Other author Leach, Belinda, 1954-
Leipert, Beverly D.
Thurston, Wilfreda E.
Subject Rural women -- Medical care -- Canada.
Women's health services -- Canada.
Rural women -- Health and hygiene -- Canada.
Rural health -- Canada.
ISBN 1442613483 (paperback: alk. paper)
1442645393 (cloth : alk. paper)
9781442613485 (paperback: alk. paper)
9781442645394 (cloth : alk. paper)