Biopolitics of Breast Cancer
by Maren Klawiter (9780816651085)

Biopolitics of Breast Cancer
 
Maren Klawiter
Release Date: 01 August 2008
Format: Paperback / softback
Pages: 397
Category: Sociology
ISBN: 9780816651085
ISBN-10: 0816651086



Maren Klawiter analyzes the evolution of the breast cancer movement to show the broad social impact of how diseases come to be medically managed and publicly administered. Examining surgical procedures, adjuvant therapies, early detection campaigns, and the rise in discourses of risk, Klawiter demonstrates that these practices created a change in the social relations if not the mortality rate of breast cancer that initially inhibited, but later enabled, collective action.

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