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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.
Bibliographic references:
Includes bibliographical references (p. 311-364) and index.
Contents:
Introduction. Mapping the Contours of Breast Cancer -- 1. Social Movements without the Sovereign -- Pt. I. Breast Cancer in Two Regimes -- 2. The Regime of Medicalization -- 3. Biomedicalization and the Biopolitics of Screening -- 4. Biomedicalization and the Anatomo-Politics of Treatment -- Pt. II. Cultures of Action in the Bay Area -- 5. Early Detection and Screening Activism -- 6. Patient Empowerment and Feminist Treatment Activism -- 7. Cancer Prevention and Environmental Risk -- Pt. III. From Private Stigma to Public Actions -- 8. The Impact of Disease Regimes and Social Movements on Illness Experience -- 9. Breast Cancer in the Twenty-first Century -- Conclusion: The Body Politics of Social Movements -- App. Multisited Ethnography and the Extended Case Method.
Subject(s):
ISBN:
  • 9780816651078 (hc : alk. paper)
  • 0816651078 (hc : alk. paper)
  • 9780816651085 (pb : alk. paper)
  • 0816651086 (pb : alk. paper)
LCCN:
2007050521
OCLC:
183831436
RCP:
C - S