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  • Technologies of Sexuality, Identity and Sexual Health

    Edited by Lenore Manderson

    Technologies of Sexuality, Identity and Sexual Health highlights the complex ways in which sexuality is expressed and enacted through local ideologies, global identities and material cultures, and their influence on people’s sexual health and well-being. Its impetus is the renewed interest in…

    Paperback – 2017-06-16
    Sexuality, Culture and Health

  • The Routledge Handbook of Medical Anthropology

    Edited by Lenore Manderson, Elizabeth Cartwright, Anita Hardon

    The Routledge Handbook of Medical Anthropology provides a contemporary overview of the key themes in medical anthropology. In this exciting departure from conventional handbooks, compendia and encyclopedias, the three editors have written the core chapters of the volume, and in so doing, invite the…

    Hardback – 2016-05-17

  • Disclosure in Health and Illness

    Edited by Mark Davis, Lenore Manderson

    Disclosure is a frequently used but rarely interrogated concept in health and social welfare. Abuse, disability, sexuality and health status can be ‘disclosed’ to peers and professionals, and on some occasions, disclosure is a requirement and not a choice. This innovative collection examines the…

    Hardback – 2014-04-17
    Routledge Studies in the Sociology of Health and Illness

  • Surface Tensions

    Surgery, Bodily Boundaries, and the Social Self

    By Lenore Manderson

    Surface Tensions is an expansive, yet intimate study of how people remake themselves after catastrophic bodily change—the loss of limbs, the loss of function, the loss or replacement of organs. Against a sweeping cultural backdrop of art, popular culture, and the history of science and medicine,…

    Paperback – 2011-10-01

  • Violence Against Women in Asian Societies

    Gender Inequality and Technologies of Violence

    Edited by Linda Rae Bennett, Lenore Manderson

    Violence against women is a violation of women's human rights and a priority public health issue. It is endemic worldwide. While much has been written about it in industrialized societies, there has been relatively little attention given to such violence in Asian societies. This book addresses the…

    Paperback – 2003-02-13
    ASAA Women in Asia Series

  • Coming of Age in South and Southeast Asia

    Youth, Courtship and Sexuality

    By Lenore Manderson, Pranee Liamputtong Rice

    In recent years, first feminist considerations, and now concerns with HIV/Aids have led to new approaches to the study of sexuality. The experience of puberty, explorations with sexuality and courtship, and the pressure to reproduce are a few of the human tensions central to this volume.…

    Paperback – 2001-12-07

  • Maternity and Reproductive Health in Asian Societies

    By Pranee Liamputtong Rice, Lenore Manderson

    This collection examines enduring and topical questions in sexual and reproductive health in a range of contemporary Asian cultures. Beliefs and practices surrounding conception, pregnancy, birth, and confinement are studies in culturally specific contexts in Japan, Taiwan, the Philippines,…

    Hardback – 1997-09-01

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