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The Third Edition of a seminal text which is widely recommended to upper-level undergraduate and postgraduate students of health, anthropology, nursing and cultural studies.
A study of the existing and future research on the intersections between law and materiality, leading to the illumination of both.
Consists of articles reprinted from various sources.
We live in an era of depression, a condition that causes extensive suffering for individuals and families and saps our collective productivity. Yet there remains considerable confusion about how to understand depression. Depression: Integrating Science, Culture, and Humanities looks at the varied and multiple models through which depression is understood....
Eugenics, Human Genetics and Human Failings: The Eugenics Society, its sources and its critics in Britain
This scholarly and penetrating study of eugenics is a major contribution to our understanding of the complex relation between science, ideology, and class.
Access To Care and Factors That Impact Access, Patients as Partners In Care and Changing Roles of Health Providers
Part of the "Research in the Sociology of Health Care" series, this title deals with both macro-level system issues and micro-level issues involving access to care, factors that impact access, patients as partners in care and changing roles of health providers.
The Routledge Handbook of Identity Studies offers an exceptionally clear overview of the analysis of identity in the social sciences, and in so doing seeks to develop a new agenda for identity-studies in the twenty-first century. The key theories of identity, ranging from classical accounts to postmodern, psychoanalytic and feminist...
By Helen Hazen
Health issues such as the emergence of infectious diseases, the potential influence of global warming on human health, and the escalating strain of increasing longevity and chronic conditions on healthcare systems are of growing importance in an increasingly peopled and interconnected world. A geographic approach to the study of health...