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  1. Regula Valérie Burri & Joseph Dumit (eds.) (2007). Biomedicine as Culture: Instrumental Practices, Technoscientific Knowledge, and New Modes of Life. Routledge.
    This volume offers interdisciplinary perspectives on contemporary biomedicine as a cultural practice.
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  2. Joseph Dumit & Regula Valérie Burri (2007). Indeterminate Lives, Demands, Relations: Emergent Bioscapes. In Regula Valérie Burri & Joseph Dumit (eds.), Biomedicine as Culture: Instrumental Practices, Technoscientific Knowledge, and New Modes of Life. Routledge. 223.
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  3. Joseph Dumit (2003). Is It Me or My Brain? Depression and Neuroscientific Facts. Journal of Medical Humanities 24 (1/2):35-47.
    This article considers the roles played by brain images (e.g., from PET scans) in mass media as experienced by people suffering from mental illness, and as used by scientists and activist groups in demonstrating a biological basis for mental illness. Examining the rhetorical presentation of images in magazines and books, the article describes the persuasive power that brain images have in altering the understanding people have of their own body—their objective self. Analyzing first-person accounts of encounters with brain images, it (...)
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  4. Joseph Dumit (1999). Objective Brains, Prejudicial Images. Science in Context 12 (1):173.
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