Issues of Blood

The Politics of Menstruation

  • Authors
  • Sophie Laws
  • Editors
  • Jo Campling

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xiii
  2. Sophie Laws
    Pages 1-2
  3. Sophie Laws
    Pages 3-31
  4. Sophie Laws
    Pages 32-68
  5. Sophie Laws
    Pages 207-214
  6. Back Matter
    Pages 215-244

About this book


An approach to the subject of menstruation which claims that women's feelings about their periods are shaped by men's attitudes and the imposition of their views on women. Sophie Law's research covered men as lovers, fathers, husbands, doctors and "experts".


culture ecology empathy feelings knowledge pain politics production reproduction research women

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