Publications, Citations


    [Excluding short articles, editorials, book reviews, media transcripts or clips, obituaries, or quotes]

    Journal Articles

    1. Norsigian J., Diskin V., Doress-Worters P., Pincus J., Sanford W., Swenson N. “The Boston Women’s Health Book Collective and Our Bodies, Ourselves: A Brief History and Reflection”, Journal of the American Medical Women’s Association. Special Issue, Vol. 54, No.1, Winter,1999.

    2. Sakala, C., Swenson, N. “Murray Enkin: Celebration and Tribute.” BIRTH [Blackwell Science],1999. Personal Author(s).

    3. Women’s health: Our Bodies, Ourselves. [Interview by Margie Schaps and Ruth Young]. Swenson N, Rome E.. Health Med. 1985 Spring;3(2-3):26-9. No abstract available. PMID: 10275411 [PubMed – indexed for MEDLINE]

    Corporate Authors, Co-Editor, Co-Author

    1. Boston Women’s Health Book Collective, National Black Women’s Health Project, National Women’s Health Network, Women’s Institute for Childbearing Policy. Childbearing Policy Within a National Health Plan:

    A Project of the Women’s Institute for Childbearing Policy. ©The Women’s Institute for Childbearing Policy, printed in Quincy, MA: {1990}1994.

    2. Boston Women’s Health Book Collective. Our Bodies, Ourselves: A Book By and For Women. New York: Simon & Schuster, 1973, 1976, 1979,1984,1985, 1998. [Translations in Japanese, Dutch, French, Italian, German, Swedish, Spanish, Russian, Hebrew, Greek, Chinese, Thai, Serbian, Arabic, Armenian [See

     3. 1. MacMurray, V.D. Cunningham, P.H. Cater, P.B. Swenson, N.M. Bellin, S. Citizen Evaluation of Mental Health Services: An Action Approach to Accountability. Human Sciences Press: New York, 1976.

    Co-Editor, Co-Author, Publisher

    1. ISIS [Geneva] and The Boston Women’s Health Book Collective. International Guide on Women and Health [multi-lingual]. Somerville, MA:1980. [For UN Mid-Decade of Women Conference, Copenhagen.]

    Book Chapter /Reference Entries

    1. Swenson N., with Amy Higer. The Global Women’s Health Movement. In: The Women’s Encyclopedia.

    New York, London: Routledge, 2001.

    2. Women’s Health [Published interview with N. Swenson] in Cieri, Marie, and Peeps, Claire, eds. Activists Speak Out. New York: St.Martin’s Press, Scholarly and Reference Division, 2000.

    3. Swenson N. The Women’s Health Movement. In: Smith, Barbara, et al, eds. The Reader’s Companion to U.S. Women’s History. Boston: Houghton-Mifflin, 1998.

    4. Swenson N., with Norsigian, J., Sanford, W. “Politics of Women’s Health and Medical Care.” in: Boston Women’s Health Book Collective. Our Bodies, Ourselves for the New Century. New York: Simon & Schuster,1998.

    5. Swenson N. “Politics of Health Care.” In: Doress-Worters, P., Siegal, D. The New Ourselves Growing Older: Women Aging with Knowledge & Power. New York: Simon & Schuster,1994;[Contributing author: 1987 Ed.]

    6. Swenson, Norma. “A Life of Its Own—Looking Back at The Movement.” WomenWise [Concord NH] Sept. 1984, 9-11.

    7. Swenson N. Introduction, and Response: Childbirth. In: Hoskins, B.,Gross, M., eds. Birth Control and Controlling Birth (EVIST/NIH conference). New York: Humana Press, 1981.

    8. Norsigian N., Swenson N. The Women’s Health Movement. In: Haber, Barbara.The Women’s Annual 1980: The Year in Review. Boston: G.K.Hall, 1981.

    9. Swenson N. “Contemporary Woman and Her Family: Roles, Needs, Responsibilities” in: Yale-New Haven Medical Center. The First National Workshop on the Delivery of Hospital Social Work Services in Obstetrics/Gynecology and Services to the Newborn (Selected Papers Based on the Proceedings, Sept. 29 – Oct.3, 1974): 1- 14

    10. Swenson N. The role of the nurse-midwife on the health team as viewed by the family. Bull Am Coll Nurse Midwifery. 1968 Nov;13(4):125-33. No abstract available. PMID: 5188615 [PubMed – indexed for MEDLINE]

    Speeches [Published]: Community Church of Boston 1984: “National Health Reform: What’s In It for Women?” Part I & II