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Gibbon, Sahra

Breast Cancer Genes and the Gendering of Knowledge

Gibbon, Sahra - Breast Cancer Genes and the Gendering of Knowledge, ebook

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Table of contents

1. Introduction
Sahra Gibbon

Part I. Clinical Breast Cancer Genetics: Patients, Practitioners and Predictive Medicine

2. The Enrolment of ‘Patients’: Visibility, Voice and Breast Cancer Activism
Sahra Gibbon

3. Technologies of the Clinic: Tools, Tests and Explanatory Strategies
Sahra Gibbon

4. Constructing Patienthood: The ‘Care’ of Predictive Medicine and Female Nurturance
Sahra Gibbon

5. Diviners and Pastoral Keepers: Working in Clinical Breast Cancer Genetics
Sahra Gibbon

Part II. A Breast Cancer Research Charity: Science, Activism and the Quest for Knowledge

6. The Alchemy of Loss and Hope: Fundraising as Memorialisation
Sahra Gibbon

7. Between Geno-hype and the Post-Genomic: The Management of Science and Ethics
Sahra Gibbon

8. Scientists and the Making of Genomics as Monuments for the Living
Sahra Gibbon

9. Conclusion
Sahra Gibbon

Keywords: Social Sciences, Medical Sociology, Human Genetics, Oncology, Gender Studies, Sociology, general, Theory of Medicine/Bioethics

Author(s)
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2007
Language
en
Edition
1
Page amount
230 pages
Category
Society
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9780230626553
Printed ISBN
978-1-349-54754-8

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