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Treatments : language, politics, and the culture of illness / Lisa Diedrich.
- Diedrich, Lisa
- , ©2007
About this work
Minneapolis : University of Minnesota Press, , ©2007.
xxiv, 224 pages ; 23 cm
Includes bibliographical references (p. 199-216) and index.
Introduction : Doing treatments -- 1. Patients and biopower : disciplined bodies, regularized populations, and subjugated knowledges -- 2. Politicizing patienthood : ideas, experience, and affect -- 3. Stories for and against the self : breast cancer narratives from the United States and Britain -- 4. Becoming-patient : negotiating healing, desire, and belonging in doctors' narratives -- 5. Between two deaths : practices of witnessing -- Conclusion : Toward an ethics of failure -- Acknowledgments -- Notes -- Bibliography -- Index.
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