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Teratologies

a cultural study of cancer

by Jackie Stacey

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  • 40 Currently reading

Published by Routledge in London, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Cancer -- Social aspects.,
  • Medical literature.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 262-281) and index.

    StatementJackie Stacey.
    SeriesInternational library of sociology
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsRC262 .S79 1997
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxi, 290 p. :
    Number of Pages290
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL998302M
    ISBN 100415149592, 0415149606
    LC Control Number96037055

    I'm honored to have my essay on postmodern slashers esp. In summary, I recommend the new and expanded third edition to any serious young student interested in mathematical biology This book will change the way you think about crime, victimhood, knowledge, the normal, and our own place in the universe. These medications should be avoidedwhenever possible but are occasionally used in the third trimester when they areurgently needed to treat the mother. Some women drink when they are pregnant. In this way "the power of metaphor in the case of cancer makes the silence speak or at least whisper the forbidden word".

    Portrait of prof. Wright, Clarence J. Maternal medical conditions can also produce teratogenic risks. As a general anthology of teratologies, this book simply maps what, in many ways, has already been occurring across several fields, as it tracks the expansion of this term, creating lacunae that form connections across multiple interpretive communities. It is a recommended text for mathematicians

    The essays in this volume exhibit in detail the monstrous - in the sense of both the frighteningly huge and fiercely unsettling - force of this philosophical category. The variety of these associated syndromes with specificteratogenic agents is discussed below. In addition, pregnancy registries are large, prospective studies that monitor exposures women receive during their pregnancies and record the outcome of their births. Understanding how a teratogen causes its effect is not only important in preventing congenital abnormalities but also has the potential for developing new therapeutic drugs safe for use with pregnant women.


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Teratologies book

However, all women of childbearing age are asked ifthey are pregnant before any exposure to radiation. The tranquilizer thalidomide is one of the most famous and notorious teratogens. Analysing conventional and alternative medical accounts, self-help manuals and patients' personal stories, Jackie Stacey takes a critical look at the place of heroes, metaphors, the self and the body in these competing bids to produce the authoritative definition of the meaning of cancer today.

Thestage of development of the embryo determines susceptibility to teratogens. What is the City but the People? The word teratologies has several connotations including the production of monsters, the study of abnormal growths, and tales of marvels.

People who have cancer are bombarded with competing explanations of their conditions: it is genetically inherited; it is environmentally produced; it is the result of their personality.

Teratologies: A Cultural Study of Cancer

Harry M. Rather they suggest the ways in which it exceeds and displaces interpretation. Describe the frequency and significant of major and minor congenital malformations.

Wright, Clarence J. Binge drinking also likely has aharmful effect on embryonic brain developments at all times of gestation. As a general anthology of teratologies, this book simply maps what, in many ways, has already been occurring across several fields, as it tracks the expansion of this term, creating lacunae that form connections across multiple interpretive communities.

In the first well-documented cases of environmental agents being the cause of severe birth defects were reported. Alcohol is a common drug abused by women of childbearing age. Teratogenicity depends upon the ability of the agent to cross theplacenta. Anti-neoplastic or chemotherapeutic agents are highly teratogenic as theseagents inhibit rapidly dividing cells.

Some women drink when they are pregnant. For instance, the critical period for brain growthand development is from three to 16 weeks. The critical period of exposure appears to be fromthe second to the fifth week of gestation. Laurence A. During the first two weeks of gestation,teratogenic agents usually kill the embryo rather than cause congenitalmalformations.

The historical and biological overviews have much interesting information. In the 19th century it acquired a meaning more closely related to biological deformities, mostly in the field of botany. In addition, pregnancy registries are large, prospective studies that monitor exposures women receive during their pregnancies and record the outcome of their births.

The type of congenital malformation produced by an exposuredepends upon which organ is most susceptible at the time of the teratogenicexposure. Another important implication of this includes the ability to get the influenza vaccine while pregnant.

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Specific types of major malformations and the times of development usuallyassociated with exposure to the teratogenic agent are outlined in the table below.

However, because of the unknown, subtle effects of manyagents, women preparing to conceive or already pregnant refrain from taking anymedications that are not absolutely necessary.

Despite its apparently monolithic definition, 'teratology' from the Greek words teras, meaning 'monster,' and logos, meaning 'a speaking, discourse, treatise, doctrine, theory, science' seems infinitely malleable, flourishing in various rhetorical environments.

Rosi Braidotti, Utrecht, Smith of the University of Washington Medical School one of the researchers who became known in for the discovery of fetal alcohol syndrome [4]popularized the term teratology. Trisomy 21 is referred to as Down syndrome and has associated characteristic facial features,congenital heart disease, growth retardation, and mental retardation.

The work is critical for law since judges, police, and other legal actors repeatedly construct the criminal as monster, which lays the foundation for punishment that knows no bounds, including death. Reviews "This book is a must-read for students and scholars of teratology, monsters, the fantastic, and the detested other.Alcohol crosses the placenta, inhibiting normal neural growth and producing potential learning and behavior problems.

Specifically, children born to alcoholic mothers may have a condition called Fetal Alcohol Syndrome (FAS), characterized by small birth weights, impaired brain development, facial abnormalities, and serious developmental disorders.

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