Gender and Illness

Table of Contents

Editorial

Elizabeth J. Clark: Policing, Politicizing, Poeticizing the Virgin/Whore Split: Contemporary American Women’s Poetry about AIDS

Amber Dean: At the Limits of Materiality / At the Limits of Discourse: Feminist Struggles to Make Sense of Depression in Women

Heike Hartung: “Doleful ditties” and Stories of Survival –  Narrative Approaches to Breast Cancer in Frances Burney, Maria Edgeworth and Susan Sontag

Gabriele Kaczmarczyk: Concept and Organisation of the Master’s Degree Program “Health and Society: International Gender Studies Berlin” at the Charité-Universitätsmedizin Berlin, a joint facility of the Humboldt University and the Free University Berlin in co-operation with the Berlin School of Public Health

Review: Frances Heidensohn, ed. “Gender and Justice: New Concepts and Approaches.” Portland, OR: Willan Publishing, 2006.

Review: Cara Carmichael Aitchison, ed. “Sport and Gender Identities: Masculinities, Femininities and Sexualities.” London: Routledge, 2007.

Review: Kath Woodward. “Boxing, Masculinity and Identity: The ‘I’ of the Tiger.” New York: Routledge, 2007.