Cicatrius (in)visibles:Cancer de pit and perspectives feministas

Porroche-Escudero, Ana and Coll-Planas, Gerard and Riba, Caterina, eds. (2016) Cicatrius (in)visibles:Cancer de pit and perspectives feministas. Eumo Editorial, Universitat de Vic, Vic.

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Abstract

Cicatrius (in)visibles (The Invisible Scars), a new book edited by Ana Porroche-Escudero, Gerard Coll-Planas, and Caterina Riba was published in March (2016) by Capsa de Pandora. The book, translated into in Catalan, demystifies the dominant discourses of pink ribbon culture, analyzes androcentric, political, and economic biases in breast cancer biomedicine, and explores embodied resistance to socially constructed body rules and conventions about breast cancer. The editors are seeking opportunities to translate and publish the book in English and Spanish, so stay tuned! Table of Contents: Preface. Breast cancer: the feminist rebellion has just started – Mari Luz Esteban Chapter 1. Introduction – Ana Porroche-Escudero*, Caterina Riba and Gerard Coll-Planas PART I. THE SOCIAL CONSTRUCTION OF BREAST CANCER Chapter 2. The ideological context of the experience of breast cancer – Gerard Coll-Planas Chapter 3. Breast cancer movements: history, ideologies and politics – Gayle Sulik* Chapter 4. Critical analysis of breast cancer awareness campaigns – Ana Porroche-Escudero* Chapter 5. Cancer’s margins: sexual minorities, cancer care, knowledge and subjectivities – Geneviève Rail, Mary Bryson, Tae Hart, Jacqueline Gahagan and Janice Ristock PART II. ANDROCENTRIC, ECONOMIC AND POLITICAL BIASES IN MEDICINE Chapter 6. Breast cancer: the relationship with the environmental and working conditions – Carme Valls-Llobet Chapter 7. Controversies on breast cancer screening: does it save lives or does it damage health? – Júlia Ojuel and Grazia de Michele* Chapter 8. Breast reconstruction: The multiple ways to reconstruct femininity? An analysis of the strategies of femininity construction after mastectomy – Cinzia Greco* Chapter 9. The social context of oncofertility – Dorothy Roberts Chapter 10. Sexual desire, embodied knowledge and women cancer patients’ realization of their sexual rights- Ana Porroche-Escudero* and Begoña Arrieta PART III. PLURALISTIC FIRST-PERSON ACCOUNTS OF BREAST CANCER Chapter 11. Taking responsibility for one’s body. Alternative narratives of cancer – Caterina Riba Chapter 12. Economic rights of persons living with cancer – Ana Porroche-Escudero* and Beatriz Figueroa Chapter 13. Experiences and expressions of a contraphobic – Victoria Fernández Chapter 14. Oncogrrrls: dance as a political space for creating new narratives of breast cancer – Caro Novella and Marisa Paituví Chapter 15. Autobiography of a cancer-butch – Ainhoa Irueta Epilogue – Teresa Forcades i Vila

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