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The Palgrave Handbook of Critical Menstruation Studies

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    Book Overview
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    Chapter 1 Introduction: Menstruation as Lens—Menstruation as Opportunity
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    Chapter 2 Introduction: Menstruation as Fundamental
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    Chapter 3 Bleeding in Public? Rethinking Narratives of Menstrual Management from Delhi’s Slums
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    Chapter 4 The Realities of Period Poverty: How Homelessness Shapes Women’s Lived Experiences of Menstruation
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    Chapter 5 Opinion: Prisons that Withhold Menstrual Pads Humiliate Women and Violate Basic Rights
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    Chapter 6 Bleeding in Jail: Objectification, Self-Objectification, and Menstrual Injustice
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    Chapter 7 Navigating the Binary: A Visual Narrative of Trans and Genderqueer Menstruation
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    Chapter 8 The Human Rights of Women and Girls with Disabilities: Sterilization and Other Coercive Responses to Menstruation
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    Chapter 9 Personal Narrative: Let Girls Be Girls—My Journey into Forced Womanhood
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    Chapter 10 “I Treat My Daughters Not Like My Mother Treated Me”: Migrant and Refugee Women’s Constructions and Experiences of Menarche and Menstruation
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    Chapter 12 Personal Narrative: Out of the Mikvah, into the World
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    Chapter 13 Personal Narrative: Caste Is My Period
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    Chapter 14 Menstrual Taboos: Moving Beyond the Curse
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    Chapter 16 Introduction: Menstruation as Embodied
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    Chapter 17 The Menstrual Mark: Menstruation as Social Stigma
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    Chapter 18 The Menarche Journey: Embodied Connections and Disconnections
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    Chapter 20 Learning About What’s “Down There”: Body Image Below the Belt and Menstrual Education
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    Chapter 22 The Womb Wanders Not: Enhancing Endometriosis Education in a Culture of Menstrual Misinformation
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    Chapter 23 Premenstrual Syndrome (PMS) and the Myth of the Irrational Female
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    Chapter 24 The Sexualization of Menstruation: On Rape, Tampons, and ‘Prostitutes’
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    Chapter 25 (In)Visible Bleeding: The Menstrual Concealment Imperative
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    Chapter 26 Transnational Engagements: From Debasement, Disability, and Disaster to Dignity—Stories of Menstruation Under Challenging Conditions
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    Chapter 27 Introduction: Menstruation as Rationale
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    Chapter 28 If Men Could Menstruate
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    Chapter 29 Introducing Menstrunormativity: Toward a Complex Understanding of ‘Menstrual Monsterings’
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    Chapter 30 Empowered Bleeders and Cranky Menstruators: Menstrual Positivity and the “Liberated” Era of New Menstrual Product Advertisements
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    Chapter 32 Menstrual Shame: Exploring the Role of ‘Menstrual Moaning’
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    Chapter 33 Becoming Female: The Role of Menarche Rituals in “Making Women” in Malawi
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    Chapter 34 Researcher’s Reflection: Learning About Menstruation Across Time and Culture
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    Chapter 35 Transnational Engagement: Designing an Ideal Menstrual Health (MH) Curriculum—Stories from the Field
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    Chapter 36 Introduction: Menstruation as Structural
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    Chapter 38 Policy and Practice Pathways to Addressing Menstrual Stigma and Discrimination
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    Chapter 40 Practice Note: Menstrual Hygiene Management—Breaking Taboos and Supporting Policy Change in West and Central Africa
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    Chapter 42 Personal Narrative: Bloody Precarious Activism in Uganda
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    Chapter 43 Addressing Menstruation in the Workplace: The Menstrual Leave Debate
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    Chapter 44 Monitoring Menstrual Health in the Sustainable Development Goals
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    Chapter 45 Practice Note: Menstrual Health Management in Humanitarian Settings
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    Chapter 46 Mapping the Knowledge and Understanding of Menarche, Menstrual Hygiene and Menstrual Health Among Adolescent Girls in Low- and Middle-Income Countries
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    Chapter 47 Interventions to Improve Menstrual Health in Low- and Middle-Income Countries: Do We Know What Works?
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    Chapter 48 Transnational Engagements: Menstrual Health and Hygiene—Emergence and Future Directions
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    Chapter 49 Introduction: Menstruation as Material
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    Chapter 52 Measuring Menstruation-Related Absenteeism Among Adolescents in Low-Income Countries
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    Chapter 53 Practice Note: ‘If Only All Women Menstruated Exactly Two Weeks Ago’: Interdisciplinary Challenges and Experiences of Capturing Hormonal Variation Across the Menstrual Cycle
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    Chapter 54 Monitoring Menses: Design-Based Investigations of Menstrual Tracking Applications
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    Chapter 55 “Life is Much More Difficult to Manage During Periods”: Autistic Experiences of Menstruation
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    Chapter 56 Not a “Real” Period?: Social and Material Constructions of Menstruation
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    Chapter 57 Painting Blood: Visualizing Menstrual Blood in Art
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    Chapter 58 To Widen the Cycle: Artists Engage the Menstrual Cycle and Reproductive Justice
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    Chapter 60 Challenging the Menstruation Taboo One Sale at a Time: The Role of Social Entrepreneurs in the Period Revolution
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    Chapter 63 Challenging Menstrual Normativity: Nonessentialist Body Politics and Feminist Epistemologies of Health
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    Chapter 64 Menstrual Trolls: The Collective Rhetoric of Periods for Pence
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    Chapter 65 Menstruation Mediated: Monstrous Emergences of Menstruation and Menstruators on YouTube
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    Chapter 66 Rituals, Taboos, and Seclusion: Life Stories of Women Navigating Culture and Pushing for Change in Nepal
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    Chapter 67 From Home to School: Menstrual Education Films of the 1950s
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    Chapter 68 Degendering Menstruation: Making Trans Menstruators Matter
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    Chapter 69 Sex During Menstruation: Race, Sexual Identity, and Women’s Accounts of Pleasure and Disgust
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    Chapter 70 Normality, Freedom, and Distress: Listening to the Menopausal Experiences of Indian Women of Haryana
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    Chapter 71 The Messy Politics of Menstrual Activism
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    Chapter 72 Transnational Engagements: Women’s Experiences of Menopause
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Chapter title
Addressing Menstruation in the Workplace: The Menstrual Leave Debate
Chapter number 43
Book title
The Palgrave Handbook of Critical Menstruation Studies
Published by
Palgrave Macmillan, Singapore, July 2020
DOI 10.1007/978-981-15-0614-7_43
Book ISBNs
978-9-81-150613-0, 978-9-81-150614-7
Authors

Rachel B. Levitt, Jessica L. Barnack-Tavlaris

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Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Ph. D. Student 3 27%
Researcher 2 18%
Student > Bachelor 1 9%
Student > Doctoral Student 1 9%
Other 1 9%
Other 2 18%
Unknown 1 9%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Social Sciences 6 55%
Psychology 1 9%
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 1 9%
Computer Science 1 9%
Unknown 2 18%