Pharmaceutical Meaning-Making Beyond Marketing: Racialized Subjects of Generic Thiazide
Abstract:In contrast to discussions of BiDil, this paper explores racial meaning-making processes around an old generic hypertension drug. By unpacking a vignette about race and thiazide outside marketing or medicine, it shows that racialization of drugs exceeds those spheres and moves in unpredictable ways.
Document Type: Research Article
Affiliations: Assistant Professor of Science, Technology and Culture in the Department of Literature, Communication and Culture at Georgia Tech.
Publication date: September 1, 2008