I read portions of this book for an online class taught by the author. I wish I had been able to purchase the updated second version, but... Read morePublished 15 months ago by Margaret McPhee
It clearly delineates the plight of women world wide in terms of health, human rights and the violence perpetrated against them.Published 16 months ago by Margaret P.
One of the best books ever read, and one I recommend to all who will listen.
At the end of a semester I often present the book as a gift to my students (Social Work... Read more
This book is amazing, required text for a women's studies class focusing on international women's health issues. Read morePublished on February 9, 2010 by Trix
Anne Firth Murray has created a marvelous and engaging text for anyone who is teaching about women's health, global health issues, or just the issue of how social change happens. Read morePublished on June 21, 2008 by Judith Norsigian
As someone who has given lectures in the area of global health and women, I found this book a tremendous contribution to understanding how poverty and gender inequity contribute to... Read morePublished on June 10, 2008 by Michele Barry