By Barbara Ehrenreich, Deirdre English
As we watch one other agonizing try to shift the way forward for wellbeing and fitness care within the usa, we're reminded of the sturdiness of this quandary, and the way firmly entrenched we're in a approach that doesn't work.
Witches, Midwives, and Nurses, first released by way of The Feminist Press in 1973, is an important publication concerning the corruption of the clinical institution and its old roots in witch hunters. during this re-creation, Barbara Ehrenreich and Deirdre English have written a wholly new bankruptcy that delves into the present fascination with and controversies approximately witches, exposing our fears and fantasies. They construct on their vintage exposé at the demonization of ladies healers and the political and monetary monopolization of medication. This quickly background brings us updated, exploring today's altering attitudes towards childbirth, substitute drugs, and modern day witches.
Barbara Ehrenreich is writer of the hot York occasions bestsellers Nickel and Dimed and Bait and turn, and, such a lot lately, This Land is Their Land.
Deirdre English, the previous editor of mom Jones, is a professor within the Graduate college of Journalism on the college of California, Berkeley.
First e-book: 1973
Second variation booklet: 2010
EPUB ISBN: 9781558616905