Dissonant Disabilities: Women with Chronic Illnesses Explore Their Lives

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Edited by Diane Driedger & Michelle OwenSpring 2008

This much-needed collection of original articles invites the reader to examine the key issues in the lives of women with chronic illnesses. The authors explore how society reacts to women with chronic illness and how women living with chronic illness cope with the uncertainty of their bodies in a society that desires certainty. Additionally, issues surrounding women with chronic illness in the workplace and the impact of chronic illness on women*s relationships are sensitively considered. 

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