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Treatments : language, politics, and the culture of illness / Lisa Diedrich.

  • Diedrich, Lisa
Date
[2007], ©2007
  • Books

About this work

Publication/Creation

Minneapolis : University of Minnesota Press, [2007], ©2007.

Physical description

xxiv, 224 pages ; 23 cm

Contributors

Bibliographic information

Includes bibliographical references (p. 199-216) and index.

Contents

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.

Languages

  • English


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    History of Medicine
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ISBN

  • 9780816646975
  • 9780816646982
  • 081664697X
  • 0816646988