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Silicone spills : breast implants on trial

Author: Mary White Stewart
Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Praeger, 1998.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The first broad-based presentation of the silicone breast implant medical debacle, examining the women who had implants, why they had them, and what has happened to them socially, medically, and legally as a result.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mary White Stewart
ISBN: 0275963594 9780275963590 0897895150 9780897895156
OCLC Number: 37761907
Description: xiv, 223 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Breast wishes --
The path of destruction: implant development, data distortion, and the ineffectiveness of the FDA --
Oh, you beautiful doll: transforming the self in American culture --
A nip, a tuck, a lift: medicalizing healthy women --
Women's bodies, women's worth --
The aftermath and the stigma path --
Medical records: negotiated reality --
The medical-legal controversy and its impact on litigation --
Breast implants in the larger context of violence against women.
Responsibility: Mary White Stewart.

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Lawsuits against the manufacturers of silicone breast implants and the resulting trials have made prominent headlines. This volume studies the women who had implants, why they have had them, and what  Read more...

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