Malignant: How Cancer Becomes Us

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Product Details

Price
$35.94
Publisher
University of California Press
Publish Date
October 15, 2013
Pages
290
Dimensions
6.01 X 0.73 X 9.02 inches | 1.12 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9780520276574
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About the Author

S. Lochlann Jain is Associate Professor in the Department of Anthropology at Stanford University and author of Injury: The Politics of Product Design and Safety Law in the United States.

Reviews

"Brilliant."--Barbara Kiser"Nature" (10/09/2013)
"A whip-smart read."--Becky Lang"Discover" (10/23/2013)
"A dark journey into cancer as it is understood, diagnosed and treated in America today."--Kirkus (09/15/2013)
"The book effortlessly combines the author's roles as a first-person participant in cancer diagnosis and an anthropological authority on why we Americans tolerate high rates of cancer."

http: //www.publicbooks.org/nonfiction/cancers-poison-gift-- (03/01/2014)
"Malignant is a wonderful book... In this candid and critical analysis, [Jain]... eloquently captures the ambiguity and uncertainty that undergird every aspect of cancer."--Journal of Anthropological Research