Medical sociology

    Medicine as Culture: Illness, Disease and the Body

    By Deborah Lupton

    Hardback £78.11

    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.

    Material Worlds: Intersections of Law, Science, Technology, and Society

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    A study of the existing and future research on the intersections between law and materiality, leading to the illumination of both.

    Health and Human Rights in a Changing World

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    Consists of articles reprinted from various sources.

    The Anthropology of Alternative Medicine

    By Anamaria Iosif Ross

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    The Anthropology of Alternative Medicine is a concise yet wide-ranging exploration of the cultural underpinnings of non-biomedical healing.

    The Anthropology of Alternative Medicine

    By Anamaria Iosif Ross

    Paperback Save £2.54 = £17.45

    The Anthropology of Alternative Medicine is a concise yet wide-ranging exploration of the cultural underpinnings of non-biomedical healing.

    Depression: Integrating Science, Culture, and Humanities

    By Bradley Lewis

    Paperback Save £5.94 = £15.05

    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

    By Pauline Mazumdar

    Paperback £27.93

    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

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    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.

    Routledge Handbook of Identity Studies

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    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...

    Introduction to the Geography of Health

    By Helen Hazen

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    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...

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