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Prescription for Heterosexuality: Sexual Citizenship in the Cold War Era

Carolyn Herbst Lewis

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807834251
eISBN:
9781469606385
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807899540_lewis
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

This work explores how medical practitioners, especially family physicians, situated themselves as the guardians of Americans' sexual well-being during the early years of the Cold War. The author ... More


Introduction

Carolyn Herbst Lewis

in Prescription for Heterosexuality: Sexual Citizenship in the Cold War Era

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807834251
eISBN:
9781469606385
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807899540_lewis.4
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

During the Cold War, medical practitioners in the United States situated themselves as the guardians of the sexual well-being of all American citizens. In this period, the rising rates of premarital ... More


American Physicians and Sexual Defense

Carolyn Herbst Lewis

in Prescription for Heterosexuality: Sexual Citizenship in the Cold War Era

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807834251
eISBN:
9781469606385
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807899540_lewis.5
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

Physicians' assertions regarding their role in civil defense both reflected and reinforced the cultural authority that medical practitioners held. In the 1950s and 1960s, physicians used this ... More


Landscapes

Pablo F. Gómez

in Experiential Caribbean: Creating Knowledge and Healing in the Early Modern Atlantic

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781469630878
eISBN:
9781469630892
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469630878.003.0003
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter describes the sanitary conditions of the seventeenth-century Caribbean, the diversity of ideas about illnesses, spaces for healing and diseasing, and the multitude of practitioners who ... More


Introduction

Gretchen Long

in Doctoring Freedom: The Politics of African American Medical Care in Slavery and Emancipation

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807835838
eISBN:
9781469601472
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807837399_long.4
Subject:
History, African-American History

This book traces the history of the place of African American patients and medical practitioners in the nation's medical landscape from slavery through the Civil War and Reconstruction up to the turn ... More


Introduction Physicians, Everyday Medicine, and the Country Orthodox style

Steven M. Stowe

in Doctoring the South: Southern Physicians and Everyday Medicine in the Mid-Nineteenth Century

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807828854
eISBN:
9781469603629
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807876268_stowe.4
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This book explores the medical practice of physicians in the southern United States from 1830 to 1880. In this period, an orthodox type of medical practice called “country orthodox style” emerged. ... More


Starting out

Steven M. Stowe

in Doctoring the South: Southern Physicians and Everyday Medicine in the Mid-Nineteenth Century

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807828854
eISBN:
9781469603629
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807876268_stowe.7
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter examines the ideals and identities of young physicians as they left medical school and began practice. It presents narratives of their transition from school to practice, focusing on ... More


Bedside

Steven M. Stowe

in Doctoring the South: Southern Physicians and Everyday Medicine in the Mid-Nineteenth Century

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807828854
eISBN:
9781469603629
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807876268_stowe.9
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter focuses on how orthodox practitioners initiate care at community bedsides, shedding light on the distinctive way they employ diagnostic and therapeutic means. It discusses the reasons ... More


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