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Handbook of Popular Culture and Biomedicine

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    Book Overview
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    Chapter 1 The Medicalization of Popular Culture: Epistemical, Ethical and Aesthetical Structures of Biomedical Knowledge as Cultural Artefact
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    Chapter 2 Knowledge Production Between Popular Culture and Scientific Culture
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    Chapter 3 Cool Geeks, Dangerous Nerds, Entrepreneurial Scientists and Idealistic Physicians? Exploring Science and Medicine in Popular Culture
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    Chapter 4 Biomedicine and Bioethics
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    Chapter 5 Advantages and Disadvantages of Pop-Cultural Artifacts for Exploring Bioethical Issues
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    Chapter 6 Narrative
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    Chapter 7 Rhetoric of Popular Culture and Representations of Biomedicine
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    Chapter 8 Popular Culture and the Dissemination of Knowledge
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    Chapter 9 Images and Self-Evidence
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    Chapter 10 The Visual Claim Within Medical Science and Popular Culture
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    Chapter 11 Medicalized Screens from the Cold War to the Social Web
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    Chapter 12 Insights into Insights: Visual Narratives of Medical Imaging and Intervention Technologies and the Popular Viscourse
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    Chapter 13 The Audiovisual Process of Creating Evidence – Science Television Imagining the Brain
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    Chapter 14 Medical History’s Graphic Power in American True-Adventure Comic Books of the 1940s
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    Chapter 15 Medical Narratives in the South African Novel: Case Study of Chris Karsten’s Trilogy The Skin Collector (2012), The Skinner’s Revenge (2013) and Face-Off (2014)
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    Chapter 16 Dis/ability: The Construction of Norms and Normality in Popular Culture
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    Chapter 17 Popular Narratives of the Cochlear Implant
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    Chapter 18 Between Utopia and Dystopia: Contemporary Art and Its Conflicting Representations of Scientific Knowledge
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    Chapter 19 With Great Power Comes Changing Representations: From Radiation to Genetics in the Origin of Spider-Man
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    Chapter 20 Music in Serious Games as a Healing Factor
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    Chapter 21 Autonomy, Heteronomy, and Bioethics in BioShock
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    Chapter 22 The Scientific Enterprise Illustrated: Abduction, Discovery and Creativity
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    Chapter 23 Using Case Studies from Popular Culture to Teach Medical Physiology
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    Chapter 24 Consuming, Experiencing, and Governing: Setting the Scene for Public Encounters with Biomedicine
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    Chapter 25 Bias by Medical Drama. Reflections of Stereotypic Images of Physicians in the Context of Contemporary Medical Dramas
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    Chapter 26 The Medical, Social, and Cultural Construction and Production of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder
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    Chapter 27 Socialist Advertising. Health Education in East German Television
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Chapter title
Cool Geeks, Dangerous Nerds, Entrepreneurial Scientists and Idealistic Physicians? Exploring Science and Medicine in Popular Culture
Chapter number 3
Book title
Handbook of Popular Culture and Biomedicine
Published by
Springer, Cham, January 2019
DOI 10.1007/978-3-319-90677-5_3
Book ISBNs
978-3-31-990676-8, 978-3-31-990677-5

Joachim Allgaier

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The data shown below were compiled from readership statistics for 16 Mendeley readers of this research output. Click here to see the associated Mendeley record.

Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
Unknown 16 100%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Professor 3 19%
Student > Master 2 13%
Student > Bachelor 1 6%
Lecturer 1 6%
Student > Ph. D. Student 1 6%
Other 1 6%
Unknown 7 44%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 2 13%
Social Sciences 2 13%
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 1 6%
Psychology 1 6%
Linguistics 1 6%
Other 2 13%
Unknown 7 44%