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  • Jews on the Move: Modern Cosmopolitanist Thought and its Others

    Edited by Cathy Gelbin, Sander L Gilman

    Jewish cosmopolitanism is key to understanding both modern globalization, and the old and new nationalism. Jewish cultures existing in the Western world during the last two centuries have been and continue to be read as hyphenated phenomena within a specific national context, such as German-Jewish…

    Hardback – 2018-05-09
    Routledge

  • Illness and Image

    Case Studies in the Medical Humanities

    By Sander L. Gilman

    The humanities in higher education are too often labeled as impractical and are not usually valued in today's marketplace. Yet in professional fields, such as the health sciences, interest in what the humanities can offer has increased. Advocates claim the humanities offer health care professionals…

    Paperback – 2018-02-05
    Routledge

  • Diseases and Diagnoses

    The Second Age of Biology

    By Sander L. Gilman

    Diseases and Diagnoses discusses why such social problems as addiction, sexually transmitted diseases, racial predisposition for illness, surgery and beauty, and electrotherapy, all of which concerned thinkers a hundred years ago, are reappearing at a staggering rate and in diverse national…

    Paperback – 2017-10-06
    Routledge

  • Race in Contemporary Medicine

    Edited by Sander L. Gilman

    With the first patent being granted to “BiDil,” a combined medication that is deemed to be most effective for a specific “race,” African-Americans for a specific form of heart failure, the on-going debate about the effect of the older category of race has been renewed. What role should “race” play…

    Paperback – 2014-08-15
    Routledge

  • Diets and Dieting

    A Cultural Encyclopedia

    By Sander L. Gilman

    Diets and dieting have concerned—and sometimes obsessed—human societies for centuries. The dieters' regime is about many things, among them the control of weight and the body, the politics of beauty, discipline and even self-harm, personal and societal demands for improved health, spiritual harmony…

    Paperback – 2009-05-20
    Routledge

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