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Applied Sociology

Challenging the Dominant Breast Cancer Causation Paradigm through the Lens of Media Discourses

In this chapter, McArthur considers the role of the media in perpetuating dominant representations of breast cancer, a disease that claims the lives of over half a million women worldwide ...

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Patrick Watson

Affiliation: Wilfrid Laurier University


Research Areas: Applied Sociology, Criminology and Law, Media Studies, Organizations, Policy and Society, Politics and Social Movements, Research Methods, Science and Technology, Social Theory, Sociology of Knowledge, Violence, Visual Sociology

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Researcher Seeks 20 Women for Breast Cancer Study

Jane McArthur, PhD Candidate, discusses her PhD research project investigating women's perceptions and understandings of breast cancer risks in relation to environmental and occupational exposures.

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