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A critical examination of the health disparities and collective resilience of Black women in the United States.
Deeply engaging study of how fourteen Black mothers—including the author—support and advocate for their autistic sons.
A primary source collection of the local impact of the COVID pandemic on a college community which both records and reflects upon the nature of daily life during a crisis.
Moves Black women's voices and experiences from the margins to the center of conversations about public health.
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Combining expert knowledge and first-hand experience, a noted elder care researcher confronts the long-distance care of her own mother.
Tracks the medical emergence and treatment of vulvar pain conditions in order to understand why so many US women are misinformed about their sexual bodies.
Chronicles the expanding global effort to confront public health challenges.
Examines the rhetoric in and around the New York State Asylum for Idiots in Syracuse, New York from 1854 to 1884.
Phenomenological insights into health issues relating to bodily self-experience, normality and deviance, self-alienation, and objectification.
A unique chronicle of childhood polio told with a remarkable blend of provocative reflection, humor, and pluck.
Explores the end-of-life spiritual needs of people who do not identify with traditional religions.
Explores how religious understandings of death are experienced in hospice care.
Insider Richard Kirsch offers a vivid, first-person account of how health care reform came to be.
Brings the transformative approaches of transpersonal psychology to research in the human sciences and humanities.
Examines how nurse educators shape the political behavior of nurses.
First work in English devoted to medicine in the Ottoman world.
Provides an alternative history of nutrition in the U.S. that focuses on the power of scientific language.
Personal accounts celebrating the place of exercise in women’s lives—and as the site of women’s community.
How the story of depression gets told in print, on screen, and online.
Argues convincingly, if counterintuitively, that modern medicine has little impact on longevity or mortality.
Examines Australia and Canada to help explain why the United States provides less health care protection than other democratic nations.
Examines the growing popularity of alternative medicine as a personal health care option.
Examines how public opinion has influenced health care policy.
A comprehensive account of human kindness.
Employs philosophy to help illuminate the nature of nursing and provide a holistic view of both nursing and persons.
Demonstrates that individual state policies on abortion closely reflect public opinion in that state and affect abortion rates, whereas national policy and policy changes have no real effect on abortion rates.
Although the major part of this book focuses on rethinking nursing education, the essence of this book, the notion of "being called to care" is of relevance to all human service professionals who are ...
The essays in this book describe the situation of the elderly today, taking into account the major political, economic, and social variations of service provided in a variety of countries. Although the ...
The lack of shelter creates many health hazards for the homeless and the lack of regular health care exacerbates chronic illnesses and fosters poor health practices within this group. Homeless children ...
The Life of Illness tells the story of one woman's courageous struggle with kidney failure, illness, and death. It is, however, a book about life, hope, faith, and the transformative power of caring for ...
This book is an ethnographic analysis of alcoholism, focusing on the importance of cultural explanations of heavy drinking in modern society. As a starting point, Alasuutari uses a cognitive concept of ...
By exploring and analyzing the experiences and impressions of nurses, Annette Fay Street provides an intimate account of clinical practice and what those experiences mean in the profession. She highlights ...
This book describes and evaluates power and influence in the creation, administration, and distribution of health care in the United States. His work is uniquely concerned with distributive justice as ...
Scientific Knowledge in Controversy: The Social Dynamics of the Fluoridation Debate is a study of today's most heated and long-lived health controversy as well as a study of the role of power in science. ...
Holistic Health and Biomedical Medicine outlines a new framework for social science research. Illustrated in an analysis of the American health care system, Lyng presents an empirical study of the relationship ...
The Practical, Moral, and Personal Sense of Nursing is the first explicitly philosophical articulation in English of the essence of nursing from a phenomenological perspective. The authors interpret nursing ...