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Bio

How do women experiences their bodies in illness and medicalization situations? In addressing this question, I combine theoretical philosophical insights with qualitative social scientific research methods. I specifically focus on: menopause, chronic fatigue syndrome, infertility and breast cancer.

See: www.marjoleindeboer.net

Teaching

MA Health Humanities | 6 ECTS | 'The normal and the abnormal'

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Courses

Recent publications

  1. Melancholie en rouw in onvruchtbaarheidsbehandelingen

    de Boer, M. (2020). Melancholie en rouw in onvruchtbaarheidsbehandelingen. Bij Nader Inzien.
  2. Virile Infertile Men, and Other Representations of In/Fertile Hegemon…

    de Boer, M. (Accepted/In press). Virile Infertile Men, and Other Representations of In/Fertile Hegemonic Masculinity in Fiction TV Series. Journal of Medical Humanities.
  3. The Empirical and the Philosophical in Empirical Bioethics - Time for…

    Zeiler, K., & de Boer, M. (2020). The Empirical and the Philosophical in Empirical Bioethics: Time for a Conceptual Turn. American Journal of Bioethics - Empirical Bioethics, 11(1).
  4. Beyond pathology. Women’s lived experiences of melancholy and mournin…

    de Boer, M., Bondevik, H., & Solbraekke, K. N. (2019). Beyond pathology. Women’s lived experiences of melancholy and mourning in infertility treatment. BMJ Medical Humanities.
  5. In/fertile monsters. The emancipatory significance of representations…

    de Boer, M., Archetti, C., & Solbraekke, K. N. (2019). In/fertile monsters. The emancipatory significance of representations of women on infertility reality TV. Journal of Medical Humanities.

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