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Work–life Balance in Medical Practice: The Reproduction of Patriarchy and the Politics of Gender

Underserved and Socially Disadvantaged Groups and Linkages with Health and Health Care Differentials

ISBN: 978-1-83867-055-9, eISBN: 978-1-83867-054-2

ISSN: 0275-4959

Publication date: 30 August 2019

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The medical language used by physicians of both genders normalizes gendered inequities, favoring the success of medical men over women, and reproducing the professional and personal disadvantages experienced by the latter, further burdening socially disadvantaged women.

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McDonald, J. and Chaufan, C. (2019), "Work–life Balance in Medical Practice: The Reproduction of Patriarchy and the Politics of Gender", Underserved and Socially Disadvantaged Groups and Linkages with Health and Health Care Differentials (Research in the Sociology of Health Care, Vol. 37), Emerald Publishing Limited, Bingley, pp. 205-223. https://doi.org/10.1108/S0275-495920190000037017

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