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  1. N. Press, J. R. Fishman & B. A. Koenig (2000). Collective Fear, Individualized Risk: The Social and Cultural Context of Genetic Testing for Breast Cancer. Nursing Ethics 7 (3):237-249.score: 960.0
    The purpose of this article is to provide a critical examination of two aspects of culture and biomedicine that have helped to shape the meaning and practice of genetic testing for breast cancer. These are: (1) the cultural construction of fear of breast cancer, which has been fuelled in part by (2) the predominance of a ‘risk’ paradigm in contemporary biomedicine. The increasing elaboration and delineation of risk factors and risk numbers are in part intended to help women to contend (...)
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  2. M. A. Koenig, M. B. Hossain, N. C. Roy, J. F. Phillips, C. W. Warren, R. S. Monteith, J. T. Johnson, S. M. Greene, M. T. Joy & J. K. Nugent (1989). Programmatic and Non-Programmatic Determinants of Contraceptive Prevalence Levels in Rural Bangladesh. Journal of Biosocial Science 21 (4):409-17.score: 810.0
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  3. J. -P. Koenig, G. Mauner, B. Bienvenue & K. Conklin (2007). What With? The Anatomy of a (Proto)-Role. Journal of Semantics 25 (2):175-220.score: 720.0
    This paper describes a comprehensive survey of English verbs that semantically allow or require an Instrument role. It sheds light on the nature of Instrument roles and instrumentality by examining the distribution in semantic space of those verbs. We show first that verbs that semantically require instruments are typically semantically more complex than predicted by current theories of the structural complexity of verb meanings. We also show that verbs that require or allow instruments constrain the end states of situations they (...)
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