Mizzou WGST 3570 - Women and Doctors Intro (8 pages)

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Women and Doctors Intro

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University of Missouri
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Wgst 3570 - European Women in the 19th Century

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Women and Doctors Intro 09 09 2014 Medical Visions of Woman 1st time 2 sex model was seen o women were different than men Role of doctors in Society and Culture Professionalization of Medicine Fusion of science and medicine Disease as gender maker Reinforcement of Biological assumptions about gender 09 09 2014 Medical Visions of Woman 1st time two sex model is seen o woman is different from man Role of Doctors in Society and Culture Doctors are mediators Disease as gender marker 1780 s 1840 s realization that some diseases are male and others are females Reinforcement of Biological assumptions about gender Assumptions that women are weaker etc Women s bodies are diseased and pathological o Needed to be contained and taken care of Role of Doctors in Society and Culture 09 09 2014 Professionalization of Medicine Fusion of science and medicine Practice of medicine largely outside of science Cannot really separate them Catholic church provided plenty of medical advice or answer to medical questions o No fact behind it o In order to be a good doctor you just have to convince people that you re extremely good France and Germany o Academies began to claim the right to claim that they were doctors o Women were able to practice medicine Midwives pediatricians child birth prenatal care Believed that women made better doctors because they were closer to nature o Universities moving out of church women still practiced Women were able to get degrees 1700 s 1730 s Stopped in 1740 s but they were allow to teach Anna Morandi Manzolini Made very detailed wax model of human anatomy Taught medical classes Women in Academy Expelled out of academy o Couldn t do anatomy anymore o once France took over Italy were completely expelled out of academy including child birth things Expolsion of women s knowledge o Alternative becomes feminized If you didn t have experiment backing up your claim your claim was pointless Mechanisms for Excluding Women Accreditation o Only real medical knowledge



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