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By Alison Bashford,Claire Hooker

ISBN-10: 0415246717

ISBN-13: 9780415246712

ISBN-10: 0415758467

ISBN-13: 9780415758468

within the age of HIV, antibiotic-resistant micro organism, the Ebola Virus and BSE, metaphors and event of contagion are a crucial drawback of presidency, biomedicine and renowned culture.

Contagion explores cultural responses of infectious ailments and their biomedical administration over the 19th and 20th centuries. It additionally investigates using 'contagion' as an idea in postmodern reconceptualisations of embodied subjectivity.

The essays are written from in the fields of cultural reports, biomedical historical past and significant sociology. The members learn the geographies, rules and identities which were produced within the big social attempt to comprise illnesses. They discover either social responses to infectious illnesses long ago, and modern theoretical and biomedical websites for the research of contagion.

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