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Black Women and Public Health

Moves Black women's voices and experiences from the margins to the center of conversations about public health.

It Hurts Down There

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.

Feminist Phenomenology and Medicine

Phenomenological insights into health issues relating to bodily self-experience, normality and deviance, self-alienation, and objectification.

Polio Boulevard

A unique chronicle of childhood polio told with a remarkable blend of provocative reflection, humor, and pluck.

Ottoman Medicine

First work in English devoted to medicine in the Ottoman world.

Depression and Narrative

Edited by Hilary Clark
Introduction by Hilary Clark
Notes by Hilary Clark
Subjects: Psychology

How the story of depression gets told in print, on screen, and online.

What If Medicine Disappeared?

Argues convincingly, if counterintuitively, that modern medicine has little impact on longevity or mortality.

The Mediating Effect of Public Opinion on Public Policy

Examines how public opinion has influenced health care policy.

Nursing and Health Care for the Homeless

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 ...

Health Care Politics, Policy, and Distributive Justice

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 ...