Alexandra Heis

Infant Inoculation in the Light of a Foucauldian Analysis of Power Knowledge Relations

The reason why I have chosen this particular topic is a personal one: as a young mother, I have decided not to have my baby immunized because I have not been sufficiently convinced of a vaccination importance for diseases which have been, at least in Europe, eliminated for decades. In addition, the pediatrics’ reactions to my choice left me more than stumbled. Not only were they shocked, but more so they began to treat me and my son in an unfriendly manner. čtěte více