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Title Abjectly boundless : boundaries, bodies and health work / edited by by Trudy Rudge and Dave Holmes
Published Farnham, Surrey ; Burlington, VT : Ashgate Pub., [2010]


Location Call no. Vol. Availability
 MELB  362.1019 Rud/Abb  AVAILABLE
Description xvi, 285 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents 'She exists within me' : subjectivity, embodiment and the world's first facial transplant / Marc Lafrance -- The abject body in requests for assisted death : symptomatic, dependent, shameful and temporal / Annette Street and David Kissane -- Losing Private Kovko : when military masculinity goes SNAFU / Jackie Cook -- Strange yet compelling : anxiety and abjection in hospital nursing / Alicia Evans -- Subjectivity and embodiment : acknowledging abjection in nursing / Janet McCabe -- Encountering the other : nursing, dementia care, and the self / Dave Holmes, Sylvie Lauzon, and Marilou Gagnon -- Dirty nursing : containing defilement and infection control practices / Allison Roderick -- Regaining skin : wounds, dressings, and the containment of abjection / Trudy Rudge
Blurring the boundaries : breastfeeding and maternal subjectivity / Virginia Schmied and Deborah Lupton -- Menstruation and Dene physical practices / Audrey Giles -- "What it means to see" : reading gender in medical examinations of suicide / Katrina Jaworski -- Fearing sex : toxic bodies, paranoia and the rise of technophilia / Dave Holmes and Cary Federman -- Eroticizing the abject : understanding the role of skeeting in sexual practices / Patrick O'Byrne -- Spoiled identities: women's experiences after mastectomy / Roanne Thomas-MacLean -- 'Betwixt and between nothingness' : abjection and blood stem cell transplantation / Beverleigh Quested -- Managing the other within the self : bodily experiences of HIV/AIDS / Marilou Gagnon --
Summary "Presenting a range of case studies drawn from care and nursing settings around the world, this book brings together work from researchers and practitioners within the social and health sciences, the caring professions and psychotherapy, to expose and highlight the important impact of the concept of abjection, which historically has been silenced in the health sciences." --Book Jacket
Notes Formerly CIP. Uk
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Kristeva, Julia, 1941-
Human body -- Social aspects.
Medical anthropology.
Medical care -- Psychological aspects.
Medical personnel and patient.
Medical personnel -- Attitudes.
Social medicine.
Attitude of Health Personnel.
Attitude to Health.
Burnout, Professional.
Human Body.
Patient Care -- psychology.
Author Holmes, Dave, 1967-
Rudge, Trudy.
LC no. 2009037624
ISBN 0754679101 (hardback : alk. paper)
9780754679103 (hardback : alk. paper)