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Gendering Drugs: Feminist Studies of Pharmaceuticals by Ericka Johnson

By Ericka Johnson

This publication, by means of bringing jointly serious pharmaceutical experiences and feminist technoscience experiences, explores the way in which medicines produce sexed and/or gendered identities in the event you take – or withstand – them, and the way feminist technoscience experiences can give a contribution a theoretical lens with which to watch intercourse and gender within the pharmaceuticalization procedures. themes explored during this assorted assortment comprise using hormones to hold up puberty onset for trans teenagers; HPV vaccination opposed to cervical melanoma in Sweden, the united kingdom, Austria and Colombia; Alzheimer’s discourses; and the drugs of prostate matters. Ericka Johnson has introduced jointly an leading edge and well timed assortment that demonstrates gender as appropriate in experiences of prescription drugs, and gives a number of examples of methodological and theoretical instruments to contemplate gender whereas learning drugs.

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