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The Social Medicine Reader, Volume 3: Health Policy, Markets, and Medicine

The Social Medicine Reader, Volume 3: Health Policy, Markets, and Medicine

  • by Jonathan Oberlander (Abridged by), Larry R. Churchill (Abridged by), Sue E. Estroff (Abridged by), Gail E. Henderson (Abridged by), Nancy M. P. King (Abridged by)
  • ISBN: 0822335697
  • ISBN-13: 9780822335696
Bringing together seventeen pieces new to this second edition of The Social Medicine Reader and four pieces from the first edition, Health Policy, Markets, and Medicine draws on a broad range of disciplinary perspectives—including ...

Our America: Nativism, Modernism, and Pluralism

Our America: Nativism, Modernism, and Pluralism

  • by Walter Benn Michaels, Stanley Fish (Editor), Fredric Jameson (Editor)
  • ISBN: 0822320649
  • ISBN-13: 9780822320647
Michaels’s sustained rereading of the texts of the period—the canonical, the popular, and the less familiar—exposes recurring concerns such as the reconception of the image of the Indian as a symbol of racial purity and national ...

Revolutionary Medicine: Health and the Body in Post-Soviet Cuba

Revolutionary Medicine: Health and the Body in Post-Soviet Cuba

  • by P. Sean Brotherton
  • ISBN: 0822352052
  • ISBN-13: 9780822352051
An ethnography of post-Soviet Cuba s health-care sector which reveals Cuba to be a pragmatic and contradictory state.

Developments in Russian Politics 7

Developments in Russian Politics 7

  • by Stephen White (Editor), Henry E. Hale (Editor), Richard Sakwa (Editor)
  • ISBN: 0822344777
  • ISBN-13: 9780822344773

Poor People's Medicine: Medicaid and American Charity Care since 1965

Poor People's Medicine: Medicaid and American Charity Care since 1965

  • by Jonathan Engel
  • ISBN: 0822336952
  • ISBN-13: 9780822336952
"--Jonathan Oberlander, coeditor of "The Social Medicine Reader," second edition

The Social Medicine Reader, Volume One: Patients, Doctors, and Illness

The Social Medicine Reader, Volume One: Patients, Doctors, and Illness

  • by Nancy M. P. King (Abridged by), Ronald P. Strauss (Abridged by), Larry R. Churchill (Abridged by), Sue E. Estroff (Abridged by), Gail E. Henderson (Abridged by)
  • ISBN: 0822335689
  • ISBN-13: 9780822335689
A collection of readings--geared for medical students and students of public health-- that deal with social and cultural issues in medicine. ""Patients, Doctors, and Illness "is a rich collection of classics and good new surprises.

Art for a Modern India, 1947-1980

Art for a Modern India, 1947-1980

  • by Rebecca Brown, Nicholas Thomas (Editor)
  • ISBN: 0822343754
  • ISBN-13: 9780822343752
"Rebecca M. Brown weaves a rich and layered narrative of Indian postindependence art, connecting painting with a wide range of references that include the architecture of Charles Correa, the 'high' cinema of Satyajit Ray, and the demotic ...

Child of the Fire: Mary Edmonia Lewis and the Problem of Art History's Black and Indian Subject

Child of the Fire: Mary Edmonia Lewis and the Problem of Art History's Black and Indian Subject

  • by Kirsten Buick
  • ISBN: 0822342472
  • ISBN-13: 9780822342472
Child of the Fire is the first book-length examination of the career of the nineteenth-century artist Mary Edmonia Lewis, best known for her sculptures inspired by historical and biblical themes.

The Social Medicine Reader, Volume Two: Social and Cultural Contributions to Health, Difference, and Inequality

The Social Medicine Reader, Volume Two: Social and Cultural Contributions to Health, Difference, and Inequality

  • by Gail E. Henderson, Jonathan Oberlander (Editor), Sue E. Estroff (Editor), Nancy M. P. King (Editor), Ronald P. Strauss (Editor)
  • ISBN: 082233593X
  • ISBN-13: 9780822335931
I highly recommend this book to anyone seeking to understand how biology and culture interact to shape human health and the behavior of health professionals.

Queer Tourism: Geographies of Globalization

Queer Tourism: Geographies of Globalization

  • by Jasbir Puar, Lawrence La Fountain-Stokes (Contribution by), Venetia Kantsa (Contribution by), Lionel Cantú (Contribution by), Michael Luongo (Contribution by)
  • ISBN: 0822365162
  • ISBN-13: 9780822365167
The collection also includes an essay focusing on lesbian tourism--a study of the history of lesbian tourism on Eresos, Lesvos. Contributors.

 

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