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Author Yong, Tiap Fah

Title The sociology of cancer in men and women : sexuality, identity and body changes / Tiap Fah Yong
Published [Place of publication not identified] : [publisher not identified], 1998


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 W'PONDS  362.196994 Yon/Soc  AVAILABLE
Description xi, 208 leaves : illustrations ; 30 cm
Summary Prostate and breast cancers are a common group of gender specific diseases that affect men and women respectively. This study explores the impact of the cancer and the social processes involved in re-establishing the self in the aftermath of cancer. The study's premise is that the self is an embodied social agent and that the body is the medium where illness is expresses and experienced by the embodied self
Notes Submitted to the Faculty of Arts, Deakin University
Thesis (Ph.D.)--Deakin University, Victoria, 1998
Bibliography Bibliography: leaves 197-208
Subject Breast -- Cancer -- Patients -- Rehabilitation.
Prostate -- Cancer -- Patients -- Rehabilitation.
Quality of life.
Genre/Form Academic theses.
Author Deakin University. Faculty of Arts.