Pink Ribbon Blues PDF ePub eBook

Books Info:

Pink Ribbon Blues free pdf Pink ribbon paraphernalia saturate shopping malls, billboards, magazines, television, and other venues, all in the name of breast cancer awareness. In this compelling and provocative work, Gayle Sulik shows that though this "pink ribbon culture" has brought breast cancer advocacy much attention, it has not had the desired effect of improving women's health. It may, in fact, have done the opposite. Based on eight years of research, analysis of advertisements and breast cancer awareness campaigns, and hundreds of interviews with those affected by the disease, Pink Ribbon Blues highlights the hidden costs of the pink ribbon as an industry, one in which breast cancer has become merely a brand name with a pink logo. Indeed, while survivors and supporters walk, run, and purchase ribbons for a cure, cancer rates rise, the cancer industry thrives, corporations claim responsible citizenship while profiting from the disease, and breast cancer is stigmatized anew for those who reject the pink ribbon model. But Sulik also outlines alternative organizations that make a real difference, highlights what they do differently, and presents a new agenda for the future.

About Gayle A. Sulik

Gayle A. Sulik is a medical sociologist and was a 2008 Fellow of the National Endowment for the Humanities for her research on breast cancer culture.

Details Book

Author : Gayle A. Sulik
Publisher : Oxford University Press Inc
Data Published : 01 November 2010
ISBN : 0199740453
EAN : 9780199740451
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 424 pages
Age + : 0-1 years
Language : English
Rating :

Reviews Pink Ribbon Blues



17 Comments Add a comment




Related eBooks Download


  • Pink Ribbon Blues free pdfPink Ribbon Blues

    Pink ribbon paraphernalia saturate shopping malls. billboards. magazines. television. and other venues. all in the name of breast cancer awareness. In this compelling and provocative work. Gayle A. Sulik shows that although "pink ribbon culture" has brought breast cancer advocacy much attention..


  • Ribbon Culture free pdfRibbon Culture

    This is the first book to look at the use of ribbons in awareness campaigns. It looks at the current top ribbon-wearing causes - breast cancer and AIDS awareness and includes historical context - eg flag days and the poppy..


  • Breast Cancer: An Overview free pdfBreast Cancer: An Overview

    Breast cancer is the second largest cause of cancer related death in women. There are different forms of breast cancer and they are classified based on the stage of the tumor.This presentation describes the anatomy and functioning of the breast..


  • I'm Too Young to Have Breast Cancer! free pdfI'm Too Young to Have Breast Cancer!

    Not every face of breast cancer has wrinkles and grey hair. Hawkins discovered that thousands of women below the age of 39 develop breast cancer each year. And. younger women are faced with strikingly different obstacles than older women diagnosed with breast cancer..


  • I'm Too Young to Have Breast Cancer! free pdfI'm Too Young to Have Breast Cancer!

    Not every face of breast cancer has wrinkles and grey hair. Hawkins discovered that thousands of women below the age of 39 develop breast cancer each year. And. younger women are faced with strikingly different obstacles than older women diagnosed with breast cancer..


  • Pink Ribbon Blues free pdfPink Ribbon Blues

    Diary Of A Wimpy Kid Book Download. Pink ribbon paraphernalia saturate shopping malls, billboards, magazines, television, and other venues, all in the name of breast cancer awareness. In this compelli