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Title Biomedicalization : technoscience, health, and illness in the U.S. / Adele E. Clarke [and others], eds
Published Durham, NC : Duke University Press, 2010
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Description 1 online resource (ix, 498 pages) : illustrations
Series e-Duke books scholarly collection
Contents Biomedicalization : technoscientific transformations of health, illness, and U.S biomedicine / Adele E. Clarke, Janet K. Shim, Laura Mamo, Jennifer Ruth Fosket, and Jennifer R. Fishman -- Charting (bio)medicine and (bio)medicalization in the United States, 1890/present / Adele E. Clarke, Jennifer Ruth Fosket, Laura Mamo, Jennifer R. Fishman, and Janet K. Shim -- From the rise of medicine to biomedicalization : U.S. healthscapes and iconography, circa 1890/present / Adele E. Clarke -- Gender and medicalization and biomedicalization theories / Elianne Riska -- Fertility, Inc. : consumption and subjectification in U.S. lesbian reproductive practices / Laura Mamo -- The body as image : an examination of the economic and political dynamics of magnetic resonance imaging and the construction of difference / Kelly Joyce -- The stratified biomedicalization of heart disease : expert and lay perspectives on racial and class inequality / Janet K. Shim -- Marking populations and persons at risk : molecular epidemiology and environmental health / Sara Shostak -- Surrogate markers and surrogate marketing in biomedicine : the regulatory etiology and commercial progression of "ethnic" drug development / Jonathan Kahn -- The making of Viagra : the biomedicalization of sexual dysfunction / Jennifer R. Fishman -- Bypassing blame : bariatric surgery and the case of biomedical failure / Natalie Boero -- Breast cancer risk as disease : biomedicalizing risk / Jennifer Ruth Fosket -- Biopsychiatry and the informatics of diagnosis : governing mentalities / Jackie Orr
Summary Collection of essays that considers the impact of biomedical technologies--MRI scans, assisted reproduction, and specialized drugs--on the social construction of gender
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes English
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Subject Sociology, Medical
Biotechnology -- ethics
Health Policy
Marketing of Health Services -- ethics
Biotechnology -- Social aspects -- United States
Medical innovations -- Social aspects -- United States
Medical technology -- Social aspects -- United States
Biotechnology -- Social aspects.
Health and Fitness.
MEDICAL -- Instruments & Supplies.
Medical innovations -- Social aspects.
Medical technology -- Social aspects.
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Sociology / General
United States
United States.
Form Electronic book
Author Clarke, Adele E
LC no. 2010011136
ISBN 0822391252