Queering Health (BOK)

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This book uncovers normative assumptions, practices and discourses as central to the production of difference which manifests as gender and sexual inequality and other forms of disadvantage and discrimination in health and healthcare. The strength of these perspectives is in critiquing the increasing power of biomedical sciences in order to contest the hegemony of unexamined healthcare assumptions that deny difference and thereby sustain inequality. These queer and critical theories trouble neoliberal healthcare economics and biomedical scientific norms that operate in every sphere of healthcare, providing a range of radical tools to destabilise, deconstruct or reimagine binaries, discourses, normative categories or moral ideals prevalent in the pursuit of health.

Produktfakta

Språk Engelsk Engelsk Innbinding Heftet
Utgitt 2014 Forfatter
Forlag
PCCS BOOKS LTD
ISBN 9781906254711
Antall sider 200 Dimensjoner 15,8cm x 23,4cm x 1,3cm
Vekt 354 gram Leverandør Bertram Trading Ltd
Andre medvirkende Dr. Alec Grant, Dr. Kay Aranda, Dr. Laetitia Zeeman