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Pink Ribbon Blues: How Breast Cancer Culture Undermines Women's Health


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Oktober 2010

Beschreibung

Beschreibung

Pink Ribbon Blues highlights the hidden costs of the 'pink ribbon' as an industry, one in which breast cancer has become merely a brand name with a pink logo. It presents a thought-provoking and probing argument against the industry of awareness-raising and includes stories from real-life breast cancer survivors and caregivers who have struggled with the pink ribbon ideal.

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Gayle A. Sulik is a medical sociologist and was a 2008 Fellow of the National Endowment for the Humanities for her research on breast cancer culture.

Pressestimmen

I felt I was listening to real women expressing their suffering, rather than watching lines of happy pink she-roes. [She-ro is the feminine form of hero.] IAHPC Newsletter, April 2013
EAN: 9780199740451
ISBN: 0199740453
Untertitel: Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: OXFORD UNIV PR
Erscheinungsdatum: Oktober 2010
Seitenanzahl: 424 Seiten
Format: gebunden
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