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  1. Teratologies

    A Cultural Study of Cancer

    By Jackie Stacey

    Series: International Library of Sociology

    Stories of cancer are full of monster and marvels; the monstrousness of the disease and the treatments, the marvels of the cures and the saved lives. Still one of the most dreaded diseases to haunt our imaginations, cancer is more than an illness - it is a cultural phenomenon. People who have...

    Published July 30th 1997 by Routledge

  2. Youths Living with HIV

    Self-Evident Truths

    By John Dececco, Phd, G Cajetan Luna

    In this enlightening book, you’ll explore the life struggles and adaptations leading up to and following HIV infection in young Americans. The cases presented in Youths Living with HIV envisage a variety of experiences of youths living with HIV and AIDS, including individuals of different races, of...

    Published June 26th 1997 by Routledge

  3. Health and Illness in a Changing Society

    By Michael Bury

    Health and illness are intensely personal matters. It seems self evident that health is a basic necessity of the 'good life', though it is often taken for granted. Illness, on the other hand challenges our sense of security and may introduce acute anxiety into our lives. Health and Illness in a...

    Published May 14th 1997 by Routledge

  4. Nursing Perspectives on Quality of Life

    By Peter Draper

    Series: Routledge Essentials for Nurses

    One of the fundamental aims of nursing is to safeguard or promote patients' 'quality of life'. In Nursing Perspectives on Quality of Life, Peter Draper examines existing ways of defining the concept and argues that nurses need to adopt a fresh approach, which more accurately reflects patients'...

    Published April 30th 1997 by Routledge

  5. Activism and Marginalization in the AIDS Crisis

    By Michael A Hallett

    Activism and Marginalization in the AIDS Crisis shows readers how the advent of HIV-disease has brought into question the utility of certain forms of “activism” as they relate to understanding and fighting the social impacts of disease. This informative and powerful book is centrally...

    Published April 24th 1997 by Routledge

  6. Foucault, Health and Medicine

    Edited by Robin Bunton, Alan Petersen

    The reception of Michel Foucault's work in the social sciences and humanities has been phenomenal. Foucault's concepts and methodology have encouraged new approaches to old problems and opened up new lines of enquiry. This book assesses the contribution of Foucault's work to research and thinking...

    Published April 23rd 1997 by Routledge

  7. Death, Gender and Ethnicity

    Edited by David Field, Dr David Field, Jenny Hockey, Neil Small

    Death, Gender and Ethnicity examines the ways in which gender and ethnicity shape the experiences of dying and bereavement, taking as its focus the diversity of ways through which the universal event of death is encountered. It brings together accounts of how these experiences are actually managed...

    Published April 9th 1997 by Routledge

  8. Nutritional Abnormalities in Infectious Diseases

    Effects on Tuberculosis and AIDS

    By Chris E Taylor

    Listed in the 1997 edition of Doody’s Rating Service: A Buyer’s Guide to the 250 Best Health Sciences Books!Until recently, it had been presumed that chemotherapy was sufficient to control tuberculosis (TB). However, it has been estimated that this disease will claim more than 30 million lives in...

    Published March 12th 1997 by Routledge

  9. Older Adults With Developmental Disabilities and Leisure

    Issues, Policy, and Practice

    By Ted Tedrick

    If you work with older adults who are developmentally disabled and are seeking ways to incorporate exercise, arts activities, and other activities into your program, this is the book for you! Older Adults With Developmental Disabilities and Leisure will help you improve your ability to instruct...

    Published February 20th 1997 by Routledge

  10. Modest_Witness@Second_Millennium.FemaleMan_Meets_OncoMouse

    Feminism and Technoscience

    By Donna J. Haraway

    Modest_Witness@Second_Millenium.FemaleMan_Meets_OncoMouse explores the roles of stories, figures, dreams, theories, facts, delusions, advertising, institutions, economic arrangements, publishing practices, scientific advances, and politics in twentieth-century technoscience.The book's title is an...

    Published January 14th 1997 by Routledge