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Me Medicine vs. We Medicine: Reclaiming Biotechnology for the Common Good

Donna Dickenson

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231159753
eISBN:
9780231534413
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231159753.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

Personalized healthcare—or what this book calls “Me Medicine”—is radically transforming the US’s longstanding “one-size-fits-all” model. Technologies such as direct-to-consumer genetic testing, ... More


Body, Pain, and Trauma

in Imaginative Horizons: An Essay in Literary-Philosophical Anthropology

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226118734
eISBN:
9780226118758
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226118758.003.0004
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

The reflections in this chapter are preliminary, and necessarily fragmented. They—the textual body that carries them—suggest the fragmented body that silently tortures any imaginary construction of ... More


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