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Published: 28 October 2010

424 Pages

5-1/2 x 8-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780199740451

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Pink Ribbon Blues

How Breast Cancer Culture Undermines Women's Health

Gayle A. Sulik

  • The first book to provide a comprehensive ethnographic analysis of breast cancer culture in American society
  • Presents a thought-provoking and probing argument against the industry of awareness-raising
  • Full of stories from real-life breast cancer survivors and caregivers who have struggled with the pink ribbon ideal
  • Describes real ways to make a difference for breast cancer patients and their families

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