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Medicalization and gender caught between optimization, pathologization and health promotion

Gender-specific medicalization has been a central and critically considered topic for women's movements as well as for women's and gender studies since their beginnings. The main part of the issue deals with the question of how the relationship between medicalization - understood as an extension of the area of responsibility of medicine - and gender can be described today.

Editors: Charlotte Ullrich, Beate Kortendiek

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