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Cancer as a disease of civilization in the sociological concepts of suffering, emotion and affect

tháng 7 28, 2021
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Cancer as a disease of civilization in the sociological concepts of suffering, emotion and affect

Leon Szot – Kamil Kardis – Gabriel Pala – Ulbossyn Aimbetova

DOI: 10.18355/XL.2021.14.03.09

Abstract
The authors undertake a thorough analysis of the sociological concepts of suffering, emotion, and affect in the context of cancer as a disease of civilization. To that end, firstly, they explore the social logic of care and the gift in order to embark on the n. of the social relation between a designation of cancer as a disease of civilization and the development of modern societies. The authors examine the place and perception of cancer-affected persons and groups in societies of today. Subsequently, they analyze the sociological concepts of suffering, emotion, and affect while exploring a wide range of n.s related, among others, to the sociology of health, including in reference to particular situations of persons affected by cancer. In addition, the authors examine the significance of informal caregivers and the popularity of end-life care institutions for cancer patients. The authors also analyze emotions felt by cancer-affected persons as well as the role of groups and internet forums which gather cancer-affected persons, their closest friends and families.

Key words: sociology of suffering, sociology of emotion and affect, cancer as a disease of civilization, cancer support groups, cancer patients, cancer patients carers

Pages: 87-101

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