Offers a thorough, multidisciplinary picture of the informational challenges of our media ecosystem, as well as collaborative strategies for addressing them.
A critical examination of the health disparities and collective resilience of Black women in the United States.
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.
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.
Brings the transformative approaches of transpersonal psychology to research in the human sciences and humanities.
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.
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 how public opinion has influenced health care policy.
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 ...
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 ...