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Bodies Technologies Biopolitics: A Critical Examination of Healthcare Power Dynamics

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Biometrics: Bodies Technologies Biopolitics (Routledge Studies in Science Technology and Society 12)
Biometrics: Bodies, Technologies, Biopolitics (Routledge Studies in Science, Technology and Society Book 12)
by Joseph Pugliese

4.6 out of 5

Language : English
File size : 3022 KB
Text-to-Speech : Enabled
Enhanced typesetting : Enabled
Print length : 193 pages
Screen Reader : Supported
Paperback : 491 pages
Item Weight : 1.81 pounds
Dimensions : 6 x 1.23 x 9 inches

In the captivating realm of medical humanities, "Bodies Technologies Biopolitics" emerges as a groundbreaking exploration of the intricate relationship between bodies, technologies, and the power dynamics that shape healthcare. This seminal work, meticulously authored by an esteemed group of scholars, unveils the multifaceted ways in which bodies become entangled with medical technologies and biopolitical forces, offering a profound and thought-provoking analysis of the ethical implications of modern medicine.

Unveiling the Power Dynamics in Healthcare

The book delves into the complex interplay between bodies and technologies, shedding light on how medical advancements and interventions profoundly impact our experiences of embodiment, selfhood, and social identity. It examines the ways in which technologies can both empower and disempower individuals, shaping their access to healthcare, treatment options, and overall well-being.

Moreover, "Bodies Technologies Biopolitics" critically interrogates the concept of biopolitics, exploring how power operates through the control and regulation of bodies and populations. It analyzes the subtle and overt ways in which medical knowledge, practices, and policies contribute to the production and maintenance of social hierarchies, inequalities, and forms of exclusion.

Key Themes and Contributions

This comprehensive volume covers a diverse range of topics, including:

  • The historical evolution of the body as a site of medical intervention and control
  • The social and cultural implications of medical technologies, such as prosthetics, implants, and genetic engineering
  • The ethical challenges posed by emerging healthcare technologies, such as artificial intelligence and personalized medicine
  • The role of biopolitics in shaping healthcare policies and practices, including issues of access, equity, and social justice

Through these incisive examinations, "Bodies Technologies Biopolitics" contributes to a deeper understanding of the complex and often contested terrain of healthcare. It challenges conventional notions of health, illness, and treatment, and invites readers to critically reflect on the ways in which bodies and technologies are intertwined in contemporary society.

Benefits for Readers

This book is an invaluable resource for students, researchers, and practitioners in the fields of medical humanities, sociology, political science, bioethics, and public health. It provides:

  • A comprehensive overview of the theoretical and practical dimensions of bodies, technologies, and biopolitics
  • Thought-provoking case studies and examples that illustrate the complex interplay of these concepts in real-world healthcare settings
  • A critical perspective on the ethical implications of medical advancements and the role of biopolitics in shaping healthcare systems
  • Inspiration for further research and activism aimed at promoting equitable and socially just healthcare practices

: A Must-Read for Healthcare Professionals and Scholars

"Bodies Technologies Biopolitics" is a seminal work that challenges traditional perspectives on healthcare and offers a profound understanding of the power dynamics that shape it. Its rigorous analysis, insightful case studies, and thought-provoking ethical reflections make it an essential read for anyone seeking a deeper understanding of the complex and rapidly evolving landscape of modern medicine.

Whether you are a healthcare professional seeking to understand the social and ethical implications of your work, a scholar exploring the intersection of bodies, technologies, and power, or simply an individual seeking to navigate the complexities of the healthcare system, this book will provide you with invaluable insights and provoke critical reflection.

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Biometrics: Bodies Technologies Biopolitics (Routledge Studies in Science Technology and Society 12)
Biometrics: Bodies, Technologies, Biopolitics (Routledge Studies in Science, Technology and Society Book 12)
by Joseph Pugliese

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Language : English
File size : 3022 KB
Text-to-Speech : Enabled
Enhanced typesetting : Enabled
Print length : 193 pages
Screen Reader : Supported
Paperback : 491 pages
Item Weight : 1.81 pounds
Dimensions : 6 x 1.23 x 9 inches
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Biometrics: Bodies Technologies Biopolitics (Routledge Studies in Science Technology and Society 12)
Biometrics: Bodies, Technologies, Biopolitics (Routledge Studies in Science, Technology and Society Book 12)
by Joseph Pugliese

4.6 out of 5

Language : English
File size : 3022 KB
Text-to-Speech : Enabled
Enhanced typesetting : Enabled
Print length : 193 pages
Screen Reader : Supported
Paperback : 491 pages
Item Weight : 1.81 pounds
Dimensions : 6 x 1.23 x 9 inches
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