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Anti/vax : reframing the vaccination controversy / Bernice L. Hausman.

Author/creator Hausman, Bernice L. author.
Format Electronic and Book
Publication Info Ithaca : ILR Press, an imprint of Cornell University Press, 2019.
Copyright Notice ©2019
Description1 online resource (xiv, 275 pages).
Supplemental Content Full text available
Portion of title Reframing the vaccination controversy
Series The culture and politics of health care work
Culture and politics of health care work.
Contents Introduction : vaccination stories and why I wrote this book -- So what bothers you about vaccines? -- Immune to reason -- Whom do you trust? -- Being a responsible parent -- Is vaccine refusal a form of science denial? -- What are facts and how do we trust them? -- Medicalization and biomedicalization -- Antimedicine in theory and practice -- Viral imaginations -- Anti/vax.
Abstract "Anti/Vax argues that vaccine skepticism is not an outlier position that can be eradicated with scientific literacy; rather, it encompasses a variety of concerns that permeate modern cultures and shed light on a pervasive unease with medicine, pharmaceutical companies, and bureaucratic decision making"-- Provided by publisher.
Bibliography noteIncludes bibliographical references and index.
Source of descriptionDescription based on online resource; title from digital title page (viewed on April 02, 2019).
Issued in other formPrint version: Hausman, Bernice L., author. Antivax Ithaca, New York : ILR Press, an imprint of Cornell University Press, 2019 9781501735622
Genre/formElectronic books.
Genre/formElectronic books.
LCCN 2018052991
ISBN9781501735639 electronic book
ISBN9781501735646 electronic book
Stock number22573/ctvdsgxrm JSTOR

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