Explores the end-of-life spiritual needs of people who do not identify with traditional religions.
A feminist and Foucauldian analysis of a variety of emerging gendered discourses.
Engages critically with historical and contemporary representations of the medicalized human body.
Argues convincingly, if counterintuitively, that modern medicine has little impact on longevity or mortality.
Details the reactions of men and women serving aboard a hospital transport ship during the American Civil War.
Examines the growing popularity of alternative medicine as a personal health care option.
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.
An anthology of personal narratives reflecting the issues confronting women in the medical academy today, including sexual harassment, equity issues, and maternity leave policies.
In this book, Loewy grounds communitarian ethics in contemporary terms, particularly as a response to the intractable social problems in the United States and the shocking collapse of the Soviet Union ...