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  • Social Medicine and the Coming Transformation

    1st Edition

    By Howard Waitzkin, Alina Pérez, Matt Anderson

    Social medicine, starting two centuries ago, has shown that social conditions affect health and illness more than biology does, and social change affects the outcomes of health and illness more than health services do. Understanding and exposing sickness-generating structures in society helps…

    Paperback – 2020-04-01 
    Routledge

  • Environment, Health and Population Displacement

    Development and Change in Mozambique's Diarrhoeal Disease Ecology, 1st Edition

    By Andrew E. Collins

    First published in 1998, this book contributes to our understanding of emergent and resurgent infectious diseases and health ecology in developing areas through detailed spatial and temporal analysis of recent cholera and bacillary dysentery epidemics in Mozambique. The book examines the influence…

    Paperback – 2020-02-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Reproductive Health and Infectious Disease in the Middle East

    1st Edition

    By Robin Barlow, Joseph W. Brown

    First published in 1998, this book covers a variety of health issues in the contemporary Middle east. Its thirteen chapters, contributed by a total of 23 authors and co-authors, reflect several different disciplines relevant for health studies, including epidemiology, economics and anthropology. In…

    Paperback – 2020-02-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Nursing Power and Social Judgement

    An Interpretive Ethnography of a Hospital Ward, 1st Edition

    By Martin Johnson

    First published in 1997, this work makes a substantial reexamination of the social processes behind the labelling of patients in hospital care. Taking an interpretive perspective, the author analyzes the social construction of patient labels identifying strategies for and the consequences of giving…

    Paperback – 2020-02-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Reproducing Narrative

    Gender, Reproduction and Law, 1st Edition

    By Michael Thomson

    First published in 1998, Reproducing Narrative sets out to interrogate a number of medico-legal reproductive discourses. Recognizing that these dialogues are heavily imprecated in broader social, political and economic discourses it is contended that responses to reproductive issues are influenced…

    Paperback – 2020-02-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • The Body in Qualitative Research

    1st Edition

    By John Richardson, Alison Shaw

    First published in 1998, the three main themes of the book are representation (images and symbols which depict the body), regulation (the social control of bodies) and resistance (strategies which challenge dominant representation and regulation). These themes run through the various chapters which…

    Paperback – 2020-02-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Sick From Work

    The Body in Employment, 1st Edition

    By Paul Bellaby

    First published in 1999, this aims to shift the balance from current concerns about individual behaviour and its health effects to an understanding of the social factors that shape both circumstances and behaviour conducive to health. Its focus is the fact that organized work in paid employment is…

    Paperback – 2020-02-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Schizophrenia and Parenting

    1st Edition

    By Michael Ferriter

    First published in 1999, this volume examines the history of psychiatry and pathogenic parenting models over the past two centuries and contains the results of a study carried out by the author on the experiences of the parents of patients with Schizophrenia drawn from a sample of parents of…

    Paperback – 2020-02-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Intersections: Women on Law, Medicine and Technology

    1st Edition

    Edited by Kerry Petersen

    First published in 1997, this volume explores how we live in a society which is developing beyond human experience and comprehension – fast. Advances in technology and medicine are profoundly affecting the manner of human living from the beginning through to the end of life. These advances present…

    Paperback – 2020-02-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • The Social Consequences of Facial Disfigurement

    1st Edition

    By Michael J. Hughes

    First published in 1998, this volume recognises that the face is important in human relationships and a facially impaired person is therefore disadvantaged. In this study the causes and social consequences of facial disfigurement are considered, the means whereby people adapt to revised appearance…

    Paperback – 2020-02-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Using the Bodies of the Dead

    Legal, Ethical and Organisational Dimensions of Organ Transplantation, 1st Edition

    By Nora Machado

    First published in 1998, this unique, timely book applies sociological concepts and analysis to the study of organ transplantation and related medical phenomena. It provides comparisons between differing transplantation systems and examines the ethical issues of organ transplantation, organ…

    Paperback – 2020-02-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • The Social Management of Genetic Engineering

    1st Edition

    By Peter Wheale, René von Schomberg

    First published in 1998, this volume why and how genetic engineering has emerged as the technology most likely to change our lives, for better or worse, in the opening century of the third millennium. Over twenty international experts, including moral philosophers and social scientists, describe…

    Paperback – 2020-02-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

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