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  1. Biomedicine as Culture

    Instrumental Practices, Technoscientific Knowledge, and New Modes of Life

    Edited by Regula Valérie Burri, Joseph Dumit

    Series: Routledge Studies in Science, Technology and Society

    This volume offers interdisciplinary perspectives on contemporary biomedicine as a cultural practice. It brings together leading scholars from cultural anthropology, sociology, history, and science studies to conduct a critical dialogue on the culture(s) of biomedical practice, discussing its...

    Published June 3rd 2010 by Routledge

  2. The Archaeology of Human Bones

    2nd Edition

    By Simon Mays

    The Archaeology of Human Bones provides an up to date account of the scientific analysis of human skeletal remains from archaeological sites. This completely revised edition reflects the latest developments in scientific techniques for studying human skeletons and the latest applications of those...

    Published April 25th 2010 by Routledge

  3. The Human Cost of African Migrations

    Edited by Toyin Falola, Niyi Afolabi

    Series: African Studies

    In an era of globalization, population growth, and displacements, migration is now a fact of life in a constantly shifting economic and political world order. This book contributes to the discourse on the beneficiaries, benefactors, and the casualties of African displacement. While the few existing...

    Published March 5th 2009 by Routledge

  4. HIV/AIDS: Global Frontiers in Prevention/Intervention

    By Cynthia Pope, Renee T. White, Robert Malow

    HIV/AIDS: Global Frontiers in Prevention/Intervention provides a comprehensive overview of the global HIV/AIDS epidemic. The unique anthology addresses cutting-edge issues in HIV/AIDS research, policymaking, and advocacy. Key features include: · Nine original essays from leading scholars in...

    Published September 22nd 2008 by Routledge

  5. Hoop Dreams on Wheels

    Disability and the Competitive Wheelchair Athlete

    By Ronald Berger

    Series: Contemporary Sociological Perspectives

    Hoop Dreams on Wheels is a life-history study of wheelchair athletes associated with a premier collegiate wheelchair basketball program. The book, which grapples with the intersection of biography and history in society, situates the study in broader context with background on the history and...

    Published September 11th 2008 by Routledge

  6. Reconstructing Motherhood and Disability in the Age of Perfect Babies

    By Gail Landsman

    Examining mothers of newly diagnosed disabled children within the context of new reproductive technologies and the discourse of choice, this book uses anthropology and disability studies to revise the concept of "normal" and to establish a social environment in which the expression of full lives...

    Published August 19th 2008 by Routledge

  7. Principles of Multicultural Counseling and Therapy

    Edited by Uwe P. Gielen, Juris G. Draguns, Jefferson M. Fish

    Series: Counseling and Psychotherapy

    In an era of globalization characterized by widespread migration and cultural contacts, psychologists, counselors, and other mental health professionals face a unique challenge: how does one practice successfully when working with clients from so many different backgrounds? Gielen, Draguns, and...

    Published June 18th 2008 by Routledge

  8. The Logic of Care

    Health and the Problem of Patient Choice

    By Annemarie Mol

    **Shortlisted for the BSA Sociology of Health and Illness Book Prize 2010**What is good care? In this innovative and compelling book, Annemarie Mol argues that good care has little to do with 'patient choice' and, therefore, creating more opportunities for patient choice will not improve health...

    Published May 23rd 2008 by Routledge

  9. Religion, Medicine and the Human Embryo in Tibet

    By Frances Garrett

    Series: Routledge Critical Studies in Buddhism

    This book explores the cultural history of embryology in Tibet, in culture, religion, art and literature, and what this reveals about its medicine and religion. Filling a significant gap in the literature this is the first in-depth exploration of Tibetan medical history in the English language. It...

    Published April 24th 2008 by Routledge

  10. The Atlas of Health

    Mapping the Challenges and Causes of Disease

    By Diarmuid O'Donovan

    Series: The Earthscan Atlas

    Winner of the BMA Board of Science Award for the Public Understanding of Science and the BMA Medical Book Award for Public Health. This is a major new graphic profile of global health. The atlas maps the causes and incidences of the major diseases as well as the economic, social and...

    Published February 5th 2008 by Routledge