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The Resource Medicine and ethics in Black women's speculative fiction, Esther L. Jones

Medicine and ethics in Black women's speculative fiction, Esther L. Jones

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Medicine and ethics in Black women's speculative fiction
Title
Medicine and ethics in Black women's speculative fiction
Statement of responsibility
Esther L. Jones
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Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Medicine and Ethics in Black Women's Speculative Fiction engages the complex nexus of black women's health, the fraught history of medicine as it relates to black women, and the problems with the inconsistent application of medical ethics that should concern us all through the lens of black women's literary speculation"--
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1976-
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Jones, Esther L.
Dewey number
813.009/896073
Index
index present
LC call number
PS374.N4
LC item number
J66 2015
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
Palgrave studies in literature, science and medicine
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • American fiction
  • American fiction
  • Women, Black, in literature
  • Medicine in literature
  • Ethics in literature
  • Futurism (Literary movement)
  • Science fiction, American
  • LITERARY CRITICISM / American / General
  • LITERARY CRITICISM / American / African American
  • LITERARY CRITICISM / Science Fiction & Fantasy
  • LITERARY CRITICISM / Women Authors
  • American fiction
  • American fiction
  • Ethics in literature
  • Futurism (Literary movement)
  • Medicine in literature
  • Science fiction, American
  • Women, Black, in literature
Label
Medicine and ethics in Black women's speculative fiction, Esther L. Jones
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Contents
Introduction: Eating Salt: Black Women's Health and the Politics of Difference in Medicine1. The Black Girl's Burden: Eugenics, Genomics, and Genocide in Octavia Butler's Fledgling 2. The Unbearable Burden of Culture: Sexual Violence, Women's Power, and Cultural Ethics in Nnedi Okorafor's Who Fears Death3. Organ Donation, Mythic Medicine, and Madness in Nalo Hopkinson's Brown Girl in the Ring4. "I Mean to Survive": Feminist Disability Theory and Womanist Survival Ethics in Octavia Butler's ParablesConclusion: Blood, Salt, and Tears: Theorizing Difference in the Black Feminist Speculative Tradition
Control code
904904693
Dimensions
23 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
x, 190 pages
Isbn
9781137520609
Lccn
2015007033
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)904904693
Label
Medicine and ethics in Black women's speculative fiction, Esther L. Jones
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Contents
Introduction: Eating Salt: Black Women's Health and the Politics of Difference in Medicine1. The Black Girl's Burden: Eugenics, Genomics, and Genocide in Octavia Butler's Fledgling 2. The Unbearable Burden of Culture: Sexual Violence, Women's Power, and Cultural Ethics in Nnedi Okorafor's Who Fears Death3. Organ Donation, Mythic Medicine, and Madness in Nalo Hopkinson's Brown Girl in the Ring4. "I Mean to Survive": Feminist Disability Theory and Womanist Survival Ethics in Octavia Butler's ParablesConclusion: Blood, Salt, and Tears: Theorizing Difference in the Black Feminist Speculative Tradition
Control code
904904693
Dimensions
23 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
x, 190 pages
Isbn
9781137520609
Lccn
2015007033
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)904904693

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