The biopolitics of breast cancer : changing cultures of disease and activism / Maren Klawiter.

Author
Klawiter, Maren [Browse]
Format
Book
Language
English
Published/​Created
Minneapolis : University of Minnesota Press, c2008.
Description
xxxi, 397 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.

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Subject(s)
Bibliographic references
Includes bibliographical references (p. 311-364) and index.
Contents
  • Social movements without the sovereign
  • Breast cancer in two regimes
  • The regime of medicalization
  • Biomedicalization and the biopolitics of screening
  • Biomedicalization and the anatomo-politics of treatment
  • Cultures of action in the Bay Area
  • Early detection and screening activism
  • Patient empowerment and feminist treatment activism
  • Cancer prevention and environmental risk
  • From private stigma to public actions
  • The impact of disease regimes and social movements on illness experience
  • Breast cancer in the twenty-first century
  • Conclusion : the body politics of social movements.
ISBN
  • 9780816651078 (hc : alk. paper)
  • 0816651078 (hc : alk. paper)
  • 9780816651085 (pb : alk. paper)
  • 0816651086 (pb : alk. paper)
LCCN
2007050521
OCLC
183831436
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