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Sociology of cancer in men and women : sexuality, identity and body changes

Yong, Tiap Fah. 1998, Sociology of cancer in men and women : sexuality, identity and body changes, Ph.D. thesis, Deakin University.

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Title Sociology of cancer in men and women : sexuality, identity and body changes
Author Yong, Tiap Fah.
Institution Deakin University
Faculty Faculty of Arts
Degree name Ph.D.
Date submitted 1998
Keyword(s) Quality of life
Prostate - Cancer - Patients - Rehabilitation
Breast - Cancer - Patients - Rehabilitation
Summary Prostate and breast cancers are a common group of gender specific diseases that affect men and women respectively. This study explores the impact of the cancer and the social processes involved in re-establishing the self in the aftermath of cancer. The study's premise is that the self is an embodied social agent and that the body is the medium where illness is expresses and experienced by the embodied self.
Language eng
Description of original xi, 208 leaves : ill. ; 30 cm.
Dewey Decimal Classification 362.196994
Persistent URL http://hdl.handle.net/10536/DRO/DU:30027799

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