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Surgical sterilisation : medical power, women's knowledge

Turney, Lyn. 1996, Surgical sterilisation : medical power, women's knowledge, Ph.D. thesis, Deakin University.

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Title Surgical sterilisation : medical power, women's knowledge
Author Turney, Lyn.
Institution Deakin University
Faculty Faculty of Arts
Degree name Ph.D.
Date submitted 1996
Keyword(s) Sterilization (Birth control) - Social aspects
Tubal sterilization - Social aspects
Summary An exploration of women's experience of tubal ligation and the social context in which their contraceptive decision making occurs. This study gives priority to women's knowledge about their own bodies and investigates how women negotiate contraceptive risks, the information provision process, the outcome of tubal ligation in terms of side-effects and the medical responses to women's reporting of their problems. It makes recommendations about the information women should have to meet the requirement of an informed consent when accepting contraceptive surgery.
Notes Embargoed until 1 January 2002.
Language eng
Description of original x, 328 leaves ; 30 cm.
Dewey Decimal Classification 613.942
Persistent URL http://hdl.handle.net/10536/DRO/DU:30027711

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