Examining Carceral Medicine through Critical Phenomenology

@article{Pitts2018ExaminingCM,
  title={Examining Carceral Medicine through Critical Phenomenology},
  author={Andrea J. Pitts},
  journal={IJFAB: International Journal of Feminist Approaches to Bioethics},
  year={2018},
  volume={11},
  pages={14 - 35}
}
  • Andrea J. Pitts
  • Published 27 August 2018
  • Medicine
  • IJFAB: International Journal of Feminist Approaches to Bioethics
Abstract:The general aim of this paper is to provide insight into the relevance of critical phenomenology for the study of the patient-provider relationship in health care systems in U.S. jails, prisons, and detention facilities. In particular, I utilize tools from the work of scholars studying phenomenological approaches to health care and structural forms of oppression to analyze several harms that arise from the provision of medical care under the punitive constraints of carceral facilities. 
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