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The voice of breast cancer in medicine and bioethics / edited by Mary C. Rawlinson and Shannon Lundeen.

Date
[2006], ©2006
  • Books

About this work

Publication/Creation

Dordrecht, Netherlands : Springer, [2006], ©2006.

Physical description

xix, 207 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.

Bibliographic information

Includes bibliographical references.

Contents

Negotiating personal and political settlements with breast cancer: women finding their own ways to live with human contingency / Rosemarie Tong -- Personalizing the political: negotiating the feminist, medical, scientific and commercial discourses surrounding breast cancer / Susan Sherwin -- Power, gender, and pizzazz: the early years of breast cancer activism / Barron Lerner -- Breast cancer: dueling discourses and the persistence of an outmoded paradigm / Gwynne Gertz -- Doing things with ideas and affects in the illness narratives of Susan Sontag and Eve Kosofsky Sedgwick / Lisa Diedrich -- The breast cancer diaries / Anita Ho -- Breast cancer: the maternal body reflected in a three-way mirror / Debra Gold -- Learn to love what's left: poems on breast cancer / Leatha Kendrick -- Death and the other: rethinking authenticity / Gail Weiss -- Breast cancer research: a political cause and paradigm for scientific inquiry / John S. Kovach -- Clinical trials for breast cancer and informed consent: how women helped make research a cooperative venture / Loretta M. Kopelman -- The role of psychosocial research in understanding and improving the experience of breast cancer and breast cancer risk / Anne Moyer and Marci Lobel -- Teaching about breast cancer and "common health" / Helen Rodnite Lemay -- Theoretical considerations on "reading" the breast / Tanfer Emin-Tunc -- Recent developments in breast cancer research / Sofya Maslyanskaya.

Languages

  • English


Where to find it

  • LocationStatus
    History of Medicine
    UK.PM
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Identifiers

ISBN

  • 1402045085
  • 9781402045080
  • 1402044771
  • 9781402044779