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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.
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.
Insider Richard Kirsch offers a vivid, first-person account of how health care reform came to be.
Examines how nurse educators shape the political behavior of nurses.
First work in English devoted to medicine in the Ottoman world.
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.
This first book on the history of gambling examines how it became a major social problem in the United States, and how it was made into a medical disorder.
Employs philosophy to help illuminate the nature of nursing and provide a holistic view of both nursing and persons.
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 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 ...
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 ...