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Description - Pink Ribbons, Inc. by Samantha King

Samantha King "explains how, beyond being an all-too-frequent and still-too-lethal disease for many women, breast cancer is a corporate dream come true. Herizons" Fascinating. King s deft and thoughtful interpretation of the pink ribbon phenomenon is an important wake-up call. Going against the grain, she takes a clear-eyed look at a trend that often seems to outshine the disease that put it on the map. Women s Review of Books" King s criticisms of breast-cancer philanthropy provide a new means of looking at one of our culture s most celebrated causes. For anyone who has ever squirreled away yogurt lids for the cause, Pink Ribbons, Inc." is food for thought. Bitch" A fascinating read for anyone whose life has been touched by breast cancer. Curve" Breast cancer advocacy is being transformed from meaningful civic participation into purchasing products. To understand the personal, social, and political costs, read this book. Barbara Brenner, Executive Director of Breast Cancer Action In Pink Ribbons, Inc., " Samantha King traces how breast cancer has been transformed from a stigmatized disease and individual tragedy to a market-driven industry of survivorship. Here, for the first time, King questions the effectiveness and legitimacy of privately funded efforts to stop the epidemic among American women. Highly revelatory-at times shocking-Pink Ribbons, Inc. "challenges the commercialization of the breast cancer movement.Samantha King is associate professor of physical and health education and women s studies at Queen s University, in Kingston, Ontario"

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780816648993
ISBN-10: 0816648999
Format: Paperback
(229mm x 152mm x 12mm)
Pages: 208
Imprint: University of Minnesota Press
Publisher: University of Minnesota Press
Publish Date: 19-May-2008
Country of Publication: United States

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