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Gendering Addiction The Politics of Drug Treatment in a Neurochemical World

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ISBN-10: 0230228550

ISBN-13: 9780230228559

Edition: 2011

Authors: Nancy Campbell, Elizabeth Ettorre

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List price: $67.00
Copyright year: 2011
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan Limited
Publication date: 10/4/2011
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 253
Size: 5.75" wide x 8.50" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.144
Language: English

Elizabeth Ettorre is Professor of Sociology at Liverpool University, UK.She has taught and researched in the USA, Finland and the UK and holds honorary appointments at the universities of Exeter, Helsinki, Abo Academy University and the Institute of Scientific Analysis. Her research interests include women's studies, substance use, health and illness, and ethics.

List of Figures
Acknowledgements
Introduction: Making Gender Matter: Drug-Using Women, Embodiment, and the Epistemologies of Ignorance
Reinventing the Wheel
Getting Gender on the Agenda: A History of Pioneers in Drug Treatment for Women in the United States and the United Kingdom
Raising Consciousness or Controlling Women? Women's Drug and Alcohol Treatment Re-Emerges
Undue Burdens: The Emergence of Feminist Treatment Advocacy in a Masculinist System
Gendering the Governing Mentalities
'Unearthing Women' in Drug Policy: Where Do Women Fit - Or Do They?
Reproducing Bodies and Governing Motherhood: Drug-Using Women and Reproductive Loss
Conclusion: Making Gender Matter in an Age of Neurochemical Selves
Notes
References
Index