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Gendering Addiction: The Politics of Drug Treatment in a Neurochemical World
     

Gendering Addiction: The Politics of Drug Treatment in a Neurochemical World

by N. Campbell, E. Ettorre
 

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This study, by two leading scholarsin the field, draws on feminist theory and science and technology studiesto uncover a basic injustice for the human rights of drug-using women: most women who need drug treatment in the US and UK do not get it. Why not?

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This study, by two leading scholarsin the field, draws on feminist theory and science and technology studiesto uncover a basic injustice for the human rights of drug-using women: most women who need drug treatment in the US and UK do not get it. Why not?

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780230228559
Publisher:
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Publication date:
10/04/2011
Edition description:
2011
Pages:
253
Product dimensions:
5.70(w) x 8.60(h) x 0.90(d)

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NANCY CAMPBELL is Professor of Science and Technology Studies at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in Troy, USA. She focuses on intersections between history of science, drug policy and gender studies.

ELIZABETH ETTORRE is Professor Emeritus of Sociology at the University of Liverpool, UK. She has also written, Revisioning Women and Drug Use.

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