Search Resources (English): National Network on Environment and Women's Health (NNEWH)

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National workshop for Canadian women with disabilities to address concerns with urban environments   
http://www.cwhn.ca/node/39492
Describes research that will study the impacts urban environments have on the health and well-being of women with disabilities. (See Details)
Published: 2005
Gendered bodies, health practices and perception of risk: a conceptual review of social science and humanities literature  
http://www.yorku.ca/nnewh/english/nnewhind.html
Provides bibliographical references on the topic of bodies and gender in social science and humanities literature. The resources touch on topics such as cultural interpretations of the body, medicine and health, violence, race, sexuality, reproductive health, and the mind/body connection. File requires EndNote software. (See Details)
Published: 2000
The new genetics in the post-Keynesian state  
http://www.cwhn.ca/groups/biotech/availdocs/15-mykitiuk.pdf
Examines the Canadian Biotechnology Strategy and the genetic technologies it promotes to be both a contributor to, and signifer of, the changing nature of the state. (See Details)
Published: 2000
Who counts as a health care worker?  
http://www.cwhn.ca/resources/pub/critical.html
Examines the work done by "ancillary" health care workers, i.e. cleaners, clerial workers, and others, and how the importance of this work is often unrecognized by health care policy makers. (See Details)
Published: 2006
NNEWH knowledge: new answers on women's health: retrospective 1996-2002
Provides an overview of the work and impact of the National Network on Environment and Women's Health.
Published: 2002
Geneticization and the Canadian Biotechnology Strategy: the marketing of women's health  
http://www.cwhn.ca/groups/biotech/availdocs/5-lippman.pdf
Examines the consequences of applying the qualifier "genetic" to health and to health care. Raises similar questions about the effects of identifying certain health matters as being about gender, as distinct from sex, pointing out how the increasing marketing of, and markets for, genetics and women's health, constantly twist the meaning of these words as well as co-opt the concept of "choice." (See Details)
Published: 2000
Education for a healthy future: training trainers for primary prevention: a participatory action research and evaluation (PARE)
Summarizes the NNEWH - PARE (Participatory Research and Evaluation) project that promotes awareness, education, and advocacy on suspected environmental links to breast cancer and other reproductive cancers.
Published: 2000
The construction of disability and risk in genetic counselling discourse  
http://www.cewh-cesf.ca/PDF/nnewh/construction-disability.pdf
Assesses the ways in which the conceptions of disability and risk affect women's well-being, their decision-making process during pregnancy, and public awareness about people with disabilities. (See Details)
Published: 2002
One part of an anti-racist feminist political standpoint against biopiracy  
http://www.cwhn.ca/groups/biotech/availdocs/16-sharma.pdf
Argues that the ethical values proposed by the Canadian Biotechnology Strategy are untenable, being premised on faith in the value of genetically engineered (GE) crops and foods. (See Details)
Published: 2000
National Network on Environments and Women's Health: 2000-2001 annual report  
http://www.yorku.ca/nnewh/english/pubs/AnnualReportV6.pdf
Provides a report of the work of the National Network on Environments and Women's Health for the 2000-2001 fiscal year. (See Details)
Published: 2002