Women's Voices Feminist Visions Chapter 6
Chapter 6 Vocabulary
Terms in this set (15)
2 tiered health system that differentiates people in their ability to pay.
charging woman more than men for health insurance.
the seeking of equity in the living environment of economically disadvantaged people.
the process by which regional economies, societies and cultures have been intergrated by communication, transportation and trade.
restriction placed on governmental agencies about family planning. Supported by anti-choice politicians.
male centeredness. The focus on men for research purposes and other areas that affect women as well. supports sexism.
anatomy is destiny
process by which functions of the body are seen as indicative of disease.
notions about gender and race influence medical decisions and standards of care for the aff4ected race.
people that do not look or act like the people making medical or insurance decisions.
how national and global organizations affect our lives in terms of environmental degradation and toxic exposure, food additives, and problematic medical practices.
mimic the effect of human estrogen.. DDT and PCBs are common chemicals that have done this.
organic compounds containing chlorine bonded to carbon. (PVC)
the ability to have safe and affordable birthing and parenting options;reliable and safe and affordable birth control technologies; freedom from forced sterilization; and the availability of abortion.
a racist and classist idea that certain people have more rights to reproduce.
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