Under the Radar
Cancer and the Cold War
By (author) Ellen Leopold
Under the Radar by Ellen Leopold
Book DescriptionEllen Leopold shows how nearly every aspect of our understanding and discussion of cancer bears the imprint of its Cold War entanglement. The current biases toward individual rather than corporate responsibility for rising incidence rates, research that promotes treatment rather than prevention, and therapies that can be patented and marketed all reflect a largely hidden history shaped by the Cold War.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780813544045
(233mm x 162mm x 25mm)
Imprint: Rutgers University Press
Publisher: Rutgers University Press
Publish Date: 15-Dec-2008
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Ellen Leopold
World of Consumption, Paperback (March 2002)» View all books by Ellen Leopold
In this comprehensively updated and revised new edition, traditional approaches in studies of consumption as well as the most recent literature are addressed and incorporated, with wide reference to theoretical and empirical work.
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Author Biography - Ellen Leopold
Ellen Leopold is the author of "A Darker Ribbon: Breast Cancer, Women, and Their Doctors in the Twentieth Century," and coauthor of "The World of Consumption." She has written on the subject of the politics of health care for "The Nation, American Prospect, Women's Review of Books" and the "Chicago Tribune."
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