Browsing by Author "Gabe, Jon"

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  • The debate about the funding of Herceptin: A case study of ‘countervailing powers’

    Gabe, Jon; Chamberlain, Kerry; Norris, Pauline; Dew, Kevin; Madden, Helen; Hodgetts, Darrin (Elsevier, 2012)
    In December 2008 the newly elected Prime Minister of New Zealand bypassed the agency that negotiates with manufacturers about the cost of medicines and agreed to fund Herceptin for women with early stage breast cancer for ...
  • Review Essay: Emplacement and everyday use of medications in domestic dwellings

    Hodgetts, Darrin; Chamberlain, Kerry; Gabe, Jon; Dew, Kevin; Radley, Alan; Madden, Helen; Norris, Pauline; Nikora, Linda Waimarie (Elsevier, 2010)
    To extend knowledge of relationships between people and domestic settings in the context of medication use, we conducted fieldwork in twenty households in New Zealand. These households contained a range of ‘medicative’ ...