Breast Cancer and the Post-Surgical Body

Recovering the Self

  • Authors
  • Samantha Crompvoets

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xii
  2. Samantha Crompvoets
    Pages 1-25
  3. Samantha Crompvoets
    Pages 26-63
  4. Samantha Crompvoets
    Pages 95-120
  5. Samantha Crompvoets
    Pages 121-143
  6. Samantha Crompvoets
    Pages 144-150
  7. Back Matter
    Pages 151-177

About this book


An examination of surgical breast reconstruction which establishes a strong link between, on the one hand, the personal feelings and actions of women with breast cancer, and on the other, powerful discourses and practices of the breast cancer movement.


cancer Self women

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited 2006
  • Publisher Name Palgrave Macmillan, London
  • eBook Packages Palgrave Social & Cultural Studies Collection
  • Print ISBN 978-1-349-54752-4
  • Online ISBN 978-0-230-59978-9
  • About this book