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The Resource The professional guinea pig : Big Pharma and the risky world of human subjects, Roberto Abadie

The professional guinea pig : Big Pharma and the risky world of human subjects, Roberto Abadie

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The professional guinea pig : Big Pharma and the risky world of human subjects
Title
The professional guinea pig
Title remainder
Big Pharma and the risky world of human subjects
Statement of responsibility
Roberto Abadie
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
NcD/DLC
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Abadie, Roberto
Index
index present
LC call number
RM301.27
LC item number
.A22 2010
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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  • Drugs
  • Drugs
  • Human experimentation in medicine
Label
The professional guinea pig : Big Pharma and the risky world of human subjects, Roberto Abadie
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [171]-180) and index
Contents
Introduction : a guinea pig's wage: risk, body commodification, and the ethics of pharmaceutical research in America -- Guinea-pigging : the in/formal economy of phase I clinical trials in Philadelphia -- Market recruitment, identity, and resistance among professional guinea pigs -- Local knowledge and risk management among professional guinea pigs -- Big Pharma and HIV clinical trials : a case study -- Strategies of survival : HIV clinical trials and the fight for their lives -- From prisoners to professionals : a brief history of the clinical-trial enterprise -- Ethics and the exploitation of the poor in clinical trials research -- Conclusion : living in/off the mild torture economy as trial subjects -- Epilogue : following up : Robert Helms, Frank Little, Dave Onion, and Spam one last time
Control code
503827690
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
xii, 184 p.
Isbn
9780822348238
Isbn Type
(pbk. : alk. paper)
Lccn
2010004457
System control number
(OCoLC)503827690
Label
The professional guinea pig : Big Pharma and the risky world of human subjects, Roberto Abadie
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [171]-180) and index
Contents
Introduction : a guinea pig's wage: risk, body commodification, and the ethics of pharmaceutical research in America -- Guinea-pigging : the in/formal economy of phase I clinical trials in Philadelphia -- Market recruitment, identity, and resistance among professional guinea pigs -- Local knowledge and risk management among professional guinea pigs -- Big Pharma and HIV clinical trials : a case study -- Strategies of survival : HIV clinical trials and the fight for their lives -- From prisoners to professionals : a brief history of the clinical-trial enterprise -- Ethics and the exploitation of the poor in clinical trials research -- Conclusion : living in/off the mild torture economy as trial subjects -- Epilogue : following up : Robert Helms, Frank Little, Dave Onion, and Spam one last time
Control code
503827690
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
xii, 184 p.
Isbn
9780822348238
Isbn Type
(pbk. : alk. paper)
Lccn
2010004457
System control number
(OCoLC)503827690

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