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Gendering Addiction

The Politics of Drug Treatment in a Neurochemical World

Authors: Campbell, N., Ettorre, E.

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About this book

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?

About the authors

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.

Table of contents (7 chapters)

Table of contents (7 chapters)
  • Introduction: Making Gender Matter: Drug-Using Women, Embodiment, and the Epistemologies of Ignorance

    Pages 1-26

    Campbell, Nancy D. (et al.)

  • Getting Gender on the Agenda: A History of Pioneers in Drug Treatment for Women in the United States and the United Kingdom

    Pages 29-51

    Campbell, Nancy D. (et al.)

  • Raising Consciousness or Controlling Women? Women’s Drug and Alcohol Treatment Re-Emerges

    Pages 52-74

    Campbell, Nancy D. (et al.)

  • Undue Burdens: The Emergence of Feminist Treatment Advocacy in a Masculinist System

    Pages 75-119

    Campbell, Nancy D. (et al.)

  • ‘Unearthing Women’ in Drug Policy: Where Do Women Fit — Or Do They?

    Pages 125-156

    Campbell, Nancy D. (et al.)

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Gendering Addiction
Book Subtitle
The Politics of Drug Treatment in a Neurochemical World
Authors
Copyright
2011
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Copyright Holder
Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited
eBook ISBN
978-0-230-31424-5
DOI
10.1057/9780230314245
Hardcover ISBN
978-0-230-22855-9
Softcover ISBN
978-1-349-31012-8
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
IX, 253
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