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  1. Modernity, Medicine and Health

    Edited by Paul Higgs, Graham Scambler

    This book establishes the voice of medical sociology in key debates in the social sciences. Concerning modernity, postmodernity, structuralism and poststructuralism issues covered include: * disease and medicine in postmodern times * gender, health and the feminist debate on the postmodern *...

    Published April 23rd 1998 by Routledge

  2. Motor Neurone Disease

    By Margaret Hunter, Ian Robinson

    Motor Neurone Disease is one of the most difficult conditions to manage medically and socially. A disease which leads to the loss of control of most muscle systems of the body, it has no known cause and no cure. For this reason, clinicians have traditionally been reluctant to reveal the diagnosis...

    Published April 16th 1998 by Routledge

  3. Dry Bones Breathe

    Gay Men Creating Post-AIDS Identities and Cultures

    By John Dececco, Phd

    Dry Bones Breathe: Gay Men Creating Post-AIDS Identities and Cultures breaks new ground in offering an original and insightful interpretation of gay men’s shifting experience of the AIDS epidemic. From Dry Bones Breathe, you’ll gain a deeper understanding of current community debates focused on...

    Published April 13th 1998 by Routledge

  4. Infectious Rhythm

    Metaphors of Contagion and the Spread of African Culture

    By Barbara Browning

    Barbara Browning follows the trail of "infectious rhythm" from the ecstatic percussion of a Brazilian carnival group to the eerily silent video image of the LAPD beating a man like a drum. Throughout, she identifies the metaphoric strain of contagion which both celebrates the diasporic spread of...

    Published March 26th 1998 by Routledge

  5. HIV and Social Work

    A Practitioner's Guide

    By R Dennis Shelby, David M Aronstein, Bruce J Thompson

    As HIV/AIDS continue to plague societies around the world, more and more social workers encounter HIV-infected individuals and their families and friends who are searching for help and support. In HIV and Social Work: A Practitioner's Guide, experienced social workers share their practice wisdom,...

    Published March 1st 1998 by Routledge

  6. Nicotine, Caffeine and Social Drinking: Behaviour and Brain Function

    By Monicque Lorist, Jan Snel

    Often, people use nicotine, caffeine, and some level of alcohol in varying combinations at different times of the day in order to optimize their functioning and feelings of well-being, whether at work, in leisure time, or in a social context. However, until now, studies on the effects of this...

    Published February 17th 1998 by Routledge

  7. Remaking the Body

    Rehabilitation and Change

    By Wendy Seymour

    In Remaking the Body, Wendy Seymour interviews men and women who have suffered profound bodily paralysis, and explores how they deal with their appearance, relationships, sexuality, incontinence and sport. She finds that even major impairment hasn't annihilated these people's experience of an...

    Published February 5th 1998 by Routledge

  8. Disability and Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

    Clinical, Legal, and Patient Perspectives

    By Nancy Klimas, Roberto Patarca-Montero

    Because of the individual and varying symptoms of chronic fatigue syndrome, medical guidelines encompassing the needs of every patient simply do not exist. Through proven research and recommendations for future treatment, Disability and Chronic Fatigue Syndrome: Clinical, Legal, and Patient...

    Published February 5th 1998 by Routledge

  9. The Control of Drugs and Drug Users

    Reason or Reaction?

    By Ross Coomber

    Informed debate on how, why, or even if, drugs and those that use them should be controlled needs an insight into the background of such controls, how effective they have been and what reasonable alternatives there may be. This book seeks to provide such an insight. Reviewing important aspects of...

    Published January 16th 1998 by CRC Press

  10. Eating Positive

    A Nutrition Guide and Recipe Book for People with HIV/AIDS

    By Jeffrey T Huber, Kris Riddlesperger

    Proper nutrition is essential to individuals with HIV/AIDS. Yet, it is often difficult to maintain an adequate diet due to a variety of conditions associated with the disease and/or medications used to alleviate symptoms. Eating Positive: A Nutrition Guide and Recipe Book for People with HIV/AIDS...

    Published January 13th 1998 by Routledge