Society And Medicine

Author: Judith P. Swazey
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1351489216
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With two exceptions, the papers in Society and Medicine were developed from
presentations their authors made at the conference. The first exception is William
LaFleur's “Transplanting the Transplant,” a paper that cross-culturally analyzes
the translation of Fox and Swazey's book, Spare Parts, into Japanese and its
reception in Japan, which we invited him to contribute to the book after he shared
a draft manuscript with us. The second exception—which we realize is unusual
for a ...

Medicine In Society

Author: Andrew Wear
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 9780521336390
Size: 44.96 MB
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This book synthesises, through a series of essays, some of the most significant findings of this 'new social history' of medicine. The period covered ranges from ancient Greece to the present time.

Abstracts Of Esem 2001

Author: N. D. Black
Publisher: IOS Press
ISBN: 9781586031862
Size: 25.44 MB
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This volume is a record of the oral and poster presentations made at the conference, with an overview of the conference structure and a list of keynote speakers.

Medicine Health And Society

Author: Hannah Bradby
Publisher: SAGE
ISBN: 1446258459
Size: 10.67 MB
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Sharp, bold and engaging, this book provides a contemporary account of why medical sociology matters in our modern society.

Health Medicine And Society

Author: Michael Calnan
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1134598262
Size: 54.72 MB
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Taking as its point of departure recent developments in health and social theory Health, Medicine and Society brings together a range of eminent, international scholars to reflect upon key issues at the turn of the century.

Science Technology And Society

Author: Sal P. Restivo
Publisher: Oxford University Press on Demand
ISBN: 0195141938
Size: 26.72 MB
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'Science, Technology, and Society' offers approximately 150 articles written by major scholars and experts from academic and scientific institutions worldwide.

Using Theory To Explore Health Medicine And Society

Author: Peter Kennedy
Publisher: Policy Press
ISBN: 1447319877
Size: 27.18 MB
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pointed out how medicine is extending its jurisdiction over ostensibly nonmedical
matters. This book is concerned with addressing whateffects thishas onthe
medicalisation thesis. Arecurring theme of the book is that agreatersense of
public scrutiny and risk consciousness operates, in the wider movement within
capitalism,between traditional modern society and high modernity. Asumbrella
terms for linking fundamental changes inwork, leisureand families and theshifting
boundaries ...

Health Medicine And Society In Victorian England

Author: Mary Wilson Carpenter
Publisher: ABC-CLIO
ISBN: 0275989526
Size: 79.66 MB
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This work offers a social and cultural history of Victorian medicine "from below," as experienced by ordinary practitioners and patients, often described in their own words. * Offers a chronology of medical history in Victorian England * ...