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Troubled Bodies Critical Perspectives on Postmodernism, Medical Ethics, and the Body

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ISBN-10: 0822316889

ISBN-13: 9780822316886

Edition: 1995

Authors: Paul A. Komesaroff

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"The approach taken by these essays to the problem of the body by way of matters and debates in medical ethics is certainly instructive and productive. "Troubled Bodies" presents an excellent introduction to the philosophical and cultural settings of a postmodern medical ethics."--Mark Seltzer, Cornell University
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Book details

List price: $26.95
Copyright year: 1995
Publisher: Duke University Press
Publication date: 11/14/1995
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 256
Size: 5.91" wide x 9.84" long x 0.59" tall
Weight: 1.188
Language: English

Introduction: postmodern medical ethics?
Divide and multiply: culture and politics in the new medical order
Abortion and embodiment
From bioethics to microethics: ethical debate and clinical medicine
Science, medicine, and illness: rediscovering the patient as a person
The body politic
Whose body? Feminist views on reproductive technologies
Making babies, making sense: reproductive technologies, postmodernity, and the ambiguities of feminism
Bodies and subjects: medical ethics and feminism
The body biomedical ethics forgets
Female bodies and food: a case of ethics and psychiatry