Spirituality in Hospice Palliative Care
Explores the end-of-life spiritual needs of people who do not identify with traditional religions.
Governing the Female Body
A feminist and Foucauldian analysis of a variety of emerging gendered discourses.
The Body in Medical Culture
Engages critically with historical and contemporary representations of the medicalized human body.
What If Medicine Disappeared?
Argues convincingly, if counterintuitively, that modern medicine has little impact on longevity or mortality.
The Disordered Body
A fascinating look at how three epidemics of the medieval and Early Renaissance period in Western Europe shaped and altered conceptions of the human body in ways that continue today.
The Politics of International Health
Presents the history of the Children's Vaccine Initiative, examining its successes and failures in promoting the development of both new and improved vaccines for the Third World.
The Eclipse of the State Mental Hospital
Examines the origins, recent history, and future of state hospitals.