Combining expert knowledge and first-hand experience, a noted elder care researcher confronts the long-distance care of her own mother.
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.
Insider Richard Kirsch offers a vivid, first-person account of how health care reform came to be.
Personal accounts celebrating the place of exercise in women’s lives—and as the site of women’s community.
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.
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.
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...