Magnetic appeal : MRI and the myth of transparency / Kelly A. Joyce.

Author
Joyce, Kelly A. (Kelly Ann), 1966- [Browse]
Format
Book
Language
English
Published/​Created
Ithaca : Cornell University Press, 2008.
Description
viii, 198 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.

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Subject(s)
Series
Cornell paperbacks
Bibliographic references
Includes bibliographical references (p. [173]-192) and index.
Contents
MRI as cultural icon -- Painting by numbers : the development of magnetic resonance imaging and the visual turn in medicine -- Seeing is believing : the transformation of MRI examinations into authoritative knowledge -- The image factory : work practices in MRI units -- The political economy of magnetic resonance imaging -- A sacred technology? : theorizing visual knowledge in the twenty-first century.
ISBN
  • 9780801444890 (cloth : alk. paper)
  • 0801444896 (cloth : alk. paper)
  • 9780801474569 (pbk. : alk. paper)
  • 0801474566 (pbk. : alk. paper)
LCCN
2007048070
OCLC
181602150
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