By Joan Cassell
Anthropologist Joan Cassell enters the heavily guarded surgeon's enviornment to discover the paintings and lives of girls working towards their craft in what's principally a man's international. Cassell the day-by-day lives of 5 girls surgeons over the process 3 years. the result's an insightful account of the way being lady affects the best way the medical professional is perceived by means of colleagues, nurses, sufferers, superiors--and even through herself.
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One advantage of this "social constructionist" approach is that the anthropologist can concentrate on observed behavior, rather than searching for" deep structure" and speculating about what each surgeon is "really" like. The notion of doing or negotiating gender helped explain many of my findings. Conducting research, I observed exchanges between women surgeons and patients, nurses, chiefs of surgery, colleagues, and residents in which "feminine" behavior was elicited, encouraged, even extorted, at the same time that aggressive, "masculine" displays were penalized.
17 Without this further support, it would have been impossible to publish anything on women surgeons. My pilot study was carried out in an urban area where the surgical community was sufficiently small, and chiefs of surgery and women surgeons were sufficiently scarce, to have allowed a knowledgeable reader to recognize people and settings. Although I observed nothing 24 / BODIES OF DIFFERENCE particularly horrifying, I was told various stories in confidence and found it ethically unacceptable that subjects who were unnamed in my writing might nevertheless be identified.
The women do differ from the men. ) They must, for extrinsic and intrinsic reasons. Naturally, they differ from one another as well, and differ in their differences. In this book, I will attempt to explore not only differencesand similarities-but when and how such differences are displayed, and the internal and external forces that affect them. 3 / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / TELLING STORIES In the early 1970s, when I was drafting my dissertation on the contemporary American women's movement, it did not occur to me to question my adviser's counsel to avoid writing in the first person.
The Woman in the Surgeon's Body by Joan Cassell