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Issues of Blood

The Politics of Menstruation

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  • © 1990


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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".

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SOPHIE LAWS is Research Worker/Co-ordinator for Physical Disability Services for West Lambeth Health Authority. She has been a feminist activist for many years, with a particular interest in women's health issues, and is a founder member of the Trouble and Strife collective. She is co-author of Seeing Red: the Politics of Premenstrual Tension and Living with Sickle Cell Disease.

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