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“They say it's more aggressive in black women”: Biosociality, breast cancer, and becoming a population “at risk”

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Recent geographical scholarship has drawn attention to the ways in which the practice of public health constructs particular bodies and populations as “risky.” From a biopolitical perspective, this status of being “at risk” offers the basis for an emergent biosociality, groups brought together by a shared vulnerability to disease, which then forms the basis for both state‐led public health interventions and community‐driven advocacy and support. Critics, however, suggest a focus on biosociali...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1111/tran.12290

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
SSD
Department:
SOGE
Sub department:
Geography
Oxford college:
Keble College
Role:
Author
ORCID:
0000-0002-7351-2619
Publisher:
Wiley
Journal:
Transactions of the Institute of British Geographers More from this journal
Volume:
44
Issue:
3
Pages:
509-523
Publication date:
2019-02-15
Acceptance date:
2019-01-02
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EISSN:
1475-5661
ISSN:
0020-2754
Language:
English
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pubs:958854
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uuid:f7dd9451-8ed0-402a-a912-383071336ad3
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pubs:958854
Source identifiers:
958854
Deposit date:
2019-01-10

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