Gendering Addiction

The Politics of Drug Treatment in a Neurochemical World

; E. Ettorre

This study, by two leading scholars in the field, draws on feminist theory and science and technology studies to 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. Les mer
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This study, by two leading scholars in the field, draws on feminist theory and science and technology studies to 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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List of Figures Acknowledgements Introduction: Making Gender Matter: Drug-Using Women, Embodiment, and the Epistemologies of Ignorance PART I: REINVENTING THE WHEEL Getting Gender on the Agenda: A History of Pioneers in Drug Treatment for Women Raising Consciousness or Controlling Women? Women's Drug andf alcohol Treatment Re-emerges Undue Burdens: The Emergence of Feminist Treatment Advocacy in a Masculinist System PART II: GENDERING GOVERNING MENTALITIES 'Unearthing Women' in Drug Policy: Where Do Women Fit - Or Do They? Reproducing Bodies and Governing Motherhood: Drug-using Women and Reproductive Loss Conclusion: Making Gender Matter in an Age of Neurochemical Selves Notes References Index

Om forfatteren

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.