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Three shots at prevention : the HPV vaccine and the politics of medicine's simple solutions / edited by Keith Wailoo [and others].

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Baltimore, Md. : Johns Hopkins University Press, 2010.

Physical description

xxix, 320 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm


Bibliographic information

Includes bibliographical references and index.


The coercive hand, the beneficent hand : what the history of compulsory vaccination can tell us about HPV vaccine mandates / James Colgrove -- Gardasil : a vaccine against cancer and a drug to reduce risk / Robert Aronowitz -- HPV vaccination campaigns : masking uncertainty, erasing complexity / Lundy Braun and Ling Phoun -- The great undiscussable : anal cancer, HPV, and gay men's health / Steven Epstein -- Cervical cancer, HIV, and the HPV vaccine in Botswana / Doreen Ramogola-Masire -- Safeguarding girls : morality, risk, and activism / Heather Munro Prescott -- Producing and protecting risky girlhoods / Laura Mamo, Amber Nelson, and Aleia Clark -- Re-presenting choice : tune in HPV / Giovanna Chesler and Bree Kessler -- Parenting and prevention : views of HPV vaccines among parents challenging childhood immunizations / Jennifer A. Reich -- Decision psychology and the HPV vaccine / Gretchen Chapman --
Nonmedical exemptions to mandatory vaccination : personal belief, public policy, and the ethics of refusal / Nancy Berlinger and Alison Jost -- Sex, science, and the politics of biomedicine : Gardasil in comparative perspective / Steven Epstein and April N. Huff -- Vaccination as governance : HPV skepticism in the U.S. and Africa and the North-South divide / Julie Livingston, Keith Wailoo, and Barbara Cooper -- Public discourses and policy making : the HPV vaccination from the European perspective / Andrea Stöckl -- HPV vaccination in context : a view from France / Ilana Löwy -- Conclusion : individualized risk : medical perils, political pathways, and the cultural framing of vaccination under the shadow of sexuality / Keith Wailoo ... [et al.].


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