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Governing the female body : gender, health, and networks of power / edited by Lori Reed & Paula Saukko
Albany : State University of New York Press, c2010
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 4th Floor  RA778 .G735 2010    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Women -- Health and hygiene
Women -- Psychology
Women's studies
Feminism -- United States
Physical Description vi, 310 p. ; 24 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents Governing the female body: three dimensions of power / Paula Saukko and Lori Reed -- "It's down to you": psychology, magazine culture and governing female bodies / Lisa Blackman -- Beyond pill scares? Online discussions on genetic thrombophilia and gendered contradictions of personalised medicine / Paula Saukko -- Gender, pathology, spectacle: Internet addiction and the cultural organization of "healthy" computer use / Lori Reed -- Pink Ribbons Inc.: the emergence of cause-related marketing and the corporatization of the breast cancer movement / Samantha King -- Regulation through the postfeminist pharmacy: promotional discourse and menstruation / Joshua Gunn & Mary Douglas Vavrus -- Productive bodies: women, work and depression / Kristin Swenson -- 'The pill' in Puerto Rico and the mainland United States: negotiating discourses of risk and decolonization / Laura Briggs -- Biopolitical media: population communications international and the governing of reproductive health / Ronald Walter Greene and David Breshears -- Disciplining the ethnic body: Latinidad, hybridized bodies, and transnational identity / Angharad N. Valdivia and Isabel Molina -- "Doing what comes naturally"-negotiating normality in accounts of IVF-failure / Karen Throsby -- Feminism's sex wars and the limits of governmentality / Barbara Mennel -- Beyond XX and XY: living genomic sex / Ingrid Holme
Alternate Author Reed, Lori Stephens
Saukko, Paula

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